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Behind the Eighth

Behind the Eighth

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

http://behindthe8th.com/
  • Mar 27

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

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

    Eighth Circuit Rejects Cross-Section Jury Challenge

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

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR

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

Beyond The Scope

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

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Jul 12

    Stowers & Sarcone: Vehicular Homicide Case Dismissed!

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

    Iowa’s New Fireworks Law Explained

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

    COULD IT GET WORSE FOR CHRIS SOULES?

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

Bickerton Law Blog

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

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

    LAW NEWS: Pennsylvania changes DUI prior conviction standard for sentencing

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

    LAW NEWS: Pennsylvania changes DUI prior conviction standard for sentencing

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

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

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

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.criminal-defense-attorney.info/
  • Nov 10

    Understanding the Basics of Alabama Probation

    Understanding the Basics of Alabama Probation
    It is no secret that the prison system in America is overcrowded, and there are many cases where an experienced Alabama criminal attorney can successfully work with Alabamans that have been charged with crimes to avoid conviction. However, in…
  • Nov 10

    Understanding the Basics of Alabama Probation

    Understanding the Basics of Alabama Probation
    It is no secret that the prison system in America is overcrowded, and there are many cases where an experienced Alabama criminal attorney can successfully work with Alabamans that have been charged with crimes to avoid conviction. However, in…
  • Nov 7

    Understanding the Basics of Alabama Domestic Violence Law

    Understanding the Basics of Alabama Domestic Violence Law
    Alabama domestic violence charges are typically misdemeanor charges depending on the severity of the action. However, even as a misdemeanor, courts usually take domestic violence charges very seriously and these types of charges can have a…
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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…
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Blog for the Law Offices of G.…

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

Covers criminal and personal injury law.

http://ricelawmd.blogspot.com/
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Blog – Phoenix Criminal Defense…

Blog – Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Arizona criminal law and justice. By Howard Snader.

https://www.snaderlawgroup.com/blog/
  • Sep 27

    WORDS MATTER: Common Terms in Criminal Law

    WORDS MATTER: Common Terms in Criminal Law
    In my other life, I have been a sports official in multiple sports for more than 30 years. I am always amazed at fans, commentators, players and coaches that misuse words. A couple of common examples are “foul tip back to the…
  • Jul 31

    THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU GET EVEN: ARIZONA’S NEW REVENGE PORN LAW

    THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU GET EVEN: ARIZONA’S NEW REVENGE PORN LAW
    Arizona’s first attempt at a “Revenge Porn” law was overturned by the Arizona Supreme Court.  It took awhile, but our wonderful legislature went back to the drawing board and crafted a new version. The New Law Arizona…
  • Jun 29

    HOW MUCH TIME AM I GOING TO GET?: ARIZONA’S SENTENCING LAWS IN A NUTSHELL

    HOW MUCH TIME AM I GOING TO GET?: ARIZONA’S SENTENCING LAWS IN A NUTSHELL
    In Arizona, after one is convicted of a criminal offense, the judge will sentence you. The range of sentencing will depend on the type of offense involved. As a criminal defense attorney, we actually have books devoted to sentencing.…
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Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and defense in Massachusetts. By the Law Office of Robert J. Wheeler, Jr.

http://www.bostoncriminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Jun 3

    Supreme Court rules on forced DNA swabbing as part of booking procedure

    Supreme Court rules on forced DNA swabbing as part of booking procedure
    The Supreme Court held today that taking and analyzing an arrestee's cheek swab for DNA is like fingerprinting and photographing and is a legitimate booking procedure, reasonable under the Fourth Amendment. In Maryland v. King, the facts…
  • May 9

    Massachusetts drug distribution and probable cause to search a home

    Massachusetts drug distribution and probable cause to search a home
    Here in Massachusetts, probable cause to believe that drugs will be found in one's home cannot be established by the simple fact that a known drug dealer lives in the home. There is a large body of law dealing with questions of whether there…
  • May 3

    Developments in Massachusetts marijuana crimes defense

    Developments in Massachusetts marijuana crimes defense
    Last month, the highest court in our Commonwealth issued opinions that will favorably affect persons accused of Massachusetts marijuana crimes. In Commonwealth v. Jackson, the court decided that socially sharing small amounts of marijuana…
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Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Stirs Debate

    Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Stirs Debate
    Like an unusually large wave that occasionally hits the shore, every few years there is a swell on Beacon Hill to “reform” something. Back in the 1990’s, get-tough-on-crime advocates successfully passed legislative…
  • Sep 22

    Massachusetts SJC Limits Police Testimony on Sobriety Tests for DUI/Marijuana Case

    Massachusetts SJC Limits Police Testimony on Sobriety Tests for DUI/Marijuana Case
    Whether and what kind of sobriety tests would be allowed in court to prosecute drivers suspected of operating while under the influence of marijuana, was a question just waiting to be answered from the moment pot was legalized in…
  • Aug 25

    Massachusetts Alcohol Breath Tests Temporarily Suspended In OUI Case

    Massachusetts Alcohol Breath Tests Temporarily Suspended In OUI Case
    As I’ve said many times, people often ask me how I can defend certain types of clients accused of crimes such as, for example, drunk driving or sex offenses.  And I give them the same answer, every time:  “Because my…
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Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Who’s Eligible for Special Weekend Sentences in Massachusetts?

    Who’s Eligible for Special Weekend Sentences in Massachusetts?
    In a recent Massachusetts assault case, the defendant pled guilty to assault and battery on a girlfriend and her child. A judge sentenced him to 2 1/2 years in the house of correction, but he only had to serve six months with the balance…
  • Oct 2

    Field Sobriety Testing in Massachusetts Marijuana Case

    Field Sobriety Testing in Massachusetts Marijuana Case
    In a recent Massachusetts case, the court considered whether field sobriety tests were admissible in situations in which the police believe a driver may have been driving under the influence of marijuana. The case arose in 2013, when the…
  • Sep 19

    Aggravated Assault and Kicking a Victim Down Steps in Massachusett

    Aggravated Assault and Kicking a Victim Down Steps in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts aggravated assault case, the defendant was convicted of assault and battery by a dangerous weapon, assault and battery, and threatening. The case arose from the defendant allegedly kicking the victim multiple times…
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Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 5

    Charged With The Crime of Mayhem? Get a Lawyer

    Charged With The Crime of Mayhem? Get a Lawyer
    The Crime of Mayhem It is not uncommon when a fight breaks out at a bar or some other public place for the fight participants to do whatever it takes to win. The fighters might punch one another, slap each other, kick, or hurl objects at the…
  • Sep 6

    The Crime of Threatening to Commit a Crime in Massachusett

    The Crime of Threatening to Commit a Crime in Massachusett
    Threatening to Commit a Crime Most people do not realize that threatening to commit a crime in Massachusetts is actually a crime itself. Someone who makes a threat against someone or property can be charged with a crime under M.G.L.…
  • Sep 2

    What is Criminal Charge Stacking?

    What is Criminal Charge Stacking?
    Criminal Charge Stacking Sometimes when law enforcement officers makes an arrest, they charge as many crimes as they can at once. Police have the right to use their discretion when asserting criminal charges, and they sometimes err on the…
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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…
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Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

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

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

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

    What are the Consequences of Shoplifting in MA?

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

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

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

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
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Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 8

    Proving Impairment in Boston Drugged Driving Accident Injury Claim

    Proving Impairment in Boston Drugged Driving Accident Injury Claim
    With marijuana being legal in Massachusetts, there have been an uptick of crashes caused by drivers under the influence of the drug. While we often talk about the dangers of drunk driving, drugged driving, can and often does result in serious…
  • Sep 30

    Negligence in Boston Drunk Driving Crash Case

    Negligence in Boston Drunk Driving Crash Case
    According to a recent news article from the Boston Globe, a New York City bus driver was involved in serious bus accident when he allegedly crashed into another bus.  He was killed, as were two others. Authorities have said this driver…
  • Sep 22

    Boston Drunk Driving Crashes are Not Accident

    Boston Drunk Driving Crashes are Not Accident
    When people talk about drunk driving crashes in Boston, they often call them drunk driving accidents.  While it is okay to use this term, as discussed in a recent article from The Chronicle of Higher Education, these are generally…
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Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Criminal Law, DUI and OUI news. Published By Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostonduilawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Field Sobriety Tests Not Admissible in Massachusetts OUI/DUI Marijuana Case

    Field Sobriety Tests Not Admissible in Massachusetts OUI/DUI Marijuana Case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently considered whether police officers are permitted to testify concerning the administration of field sobriety tests (FST’s) where they suspect the driver is operating under the influence…
  • Aug 25

    Massachusetts District Attorneys Suspend Alcohol Breath Test Evidence in Drunk Driving Case

    Massachusetts District Attorneys Suspend Alcohol Breath Test Evidence in Drunk Driving Case
    District Attorneys across Massachusetts this week have suspended the use of Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) evidence in drunk driving or Operating Under the Influence cases at trial or in plea negotiations.  This action follows recent…
  • May 20

    OUI/DUI Roadblock Held Constitutional Despite Deviations from Operational Plan

    OUI/DUI Roadblock Held Constitutional Despite Deviations from Operational Plan
    Massachusetts law permits police officers to conduct OUI/DUI roadblocks, or what is legally known as “field sobriety checkpoints.” For OUI/DUI roadblocks to be constitutionally valid, the selection of vehicles to be stopped must…
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Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
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Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 2774

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Sep 30

    Domestic violence allegations are showing up on social media far more often

    Domestic violence allegations are showing up on social media far more often
    On this episode of Justice, One Client at a Time, we look at how social media is changing the landscape for where domestic violence accusations are featured. Short URL: http://cleg.al/2xQZXPK
  • Sep 27

    Police capture man in Queens park sex assault case

    Police capture man in Queens park sex assault case
    A man who committed the crime of rape against one woman and attempted to sexually assault five others, has been identified and arrested, four years after committing the last crime. Michael Andrade, age 45, was arrested on Wednesday, August 2,…
  • Sep 20

    Use of hotel Wi-Fi by hackers to spy on guest

    Use of hotel Wi-Fi by hackers to spy on guest
    Your hotel might offer complimentary Wi-Fi. However, you are under no obligation to use it. Hackers may be attempting to imperil your computer, particularly if you are considered a high-profile target who is staying at luxury hotels…
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Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Focuses on federal and state landmark cases and current criminal defense litigation, cases and notable crimes in Dallas, Texas.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Online Solicitation of a Minor in Texa

    Online Solicitation of a Minor in Texa
    Media reports state that police in Texas have been very active in targeting online predators Using the internet to arrange or ask for sex or sexual contact with an underage individual is a serious crime under both federal law and Texas state…
  • Oct 16

    Department of Public Safety Issues Advice for People Stopped by Texas Police

    Department of Public Safety Issues Advice for People Stopped by Texas Police
      Police stops in Texas have proved controversial in recent years. In a high profile case, Sandra Bland, an African American woman, took her life after a routine traffic stop with a state trooper led to an argument. The Sandra Bland case…
  • Oct 9

    Cybercrime Expert is Tapped to Become the U.S. Attorney for Northern Texa

    Cybercrime Expert is Tapped to Become the U.S. Attorney for Northern Texa
    Cybercrime is one of the fastest-growing areas of criminality in the United States and Texas. It’s an area of expertise for Dallas’ likely new top federal prosecutor who has spent her career battling cybercrime, the Dallas Morning…
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Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

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

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…

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

    Customer Service Self Help

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

    I’ve Been Really Busy…

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

Browning Law News Blog

Legal comments about the news. By Allen Browning.

http://abrowninglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    California Fines Gatorade for Anti Water Campaign

    California Fines Gatorade for Anti Water Campaign
    It was announced in a recent settlement that Gatorade made misleading "anti-water statements" while promoting its sports drinks in a video game played by teenagers. In doing this, Gatorade violated state consumer-protection laws by negatively…
  • Oct 12

    Funeral Director Takes Photos of Corpses to Gross Out Friend

    Funeral Director Takes Photos of Corpses to Gross Out Friend
    Pennsylvanian funeral director, Angeliegha Stewart, has been charged with abusing corpses other crimes for 'allegedly' taking pictures on her cell phone of the dead bodies in her funeral home to "gross out" her friends and family.She is also…
  • Oct 11

    Lawsuit Against Unaccredited Zoo

    Lawsuit Against Unaccredited Zoo
    A small zoo in Maryland is once again facing violations of the federal animal-protection laws by mistreating lemurs, tigers, and lion.People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), recently filed a lawsuit against a zoo owner claiming…
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Calgary Criminal Lawyers' Weekly

Calgary Criminal Lawyers' Weekly

Covers current developments of the criminal justice system in Calgary, Alberta. By Michael Bates.

http://calgarycriminallawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    What are the real costs of Civil Forfeiture?

    What are the real costs of Civil Forfeiture?
    It is easy to put up statistics and make yourself look good and the Alberta Attorney General / Solicitor General, Jonathan Denis, has just had help from the Calgary Herald / Edmonton Journal in a feel-good story about the province's Civil…
  • Aug 19

    Herald Editor Needs Hacker

    Herald Editor Needs Hacker
    Okay, maybe just some diligent fact-finding would do. I say this in response to the recent Herald editorial comment entitled "Impaired Judgment" which discusses the impaired driving sentencing decision of Alberta Provincial Court Judge Anne…
  • Jan 12

    Can I Trust You With My Life?

    Can I Trust You With My Life?
    Dear Sgt. Patrick Webb,As Alberta spokesman for the RCMP, I ask you this question. Can I trust the members of Canada's historic national police service with my life and the lives of my family?I expect that you will deliver an emphatic "Yes,…
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California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
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California Criminal Defense and…

California Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Blog

By the Law Offices of Bamieh & Erickson, PLC.

http://www.bamieherickson.com/blog/
  • Oct 9

    What Happens if Someone Refuses to Sign Divorce Papers in California?

    What Happens if Someone Refuses to Sign Divorce Papers in California?
    Many people incorrectly believe that they can stop a divorce in its tracks by refusing to sign or respond to their spouse’s legal documents. The truth is that failure to sign divorce papers will do nothing but limit the non-signing…
  • Oct 5

    What Are the Penalties for Not Paying Child Support in California?

    What Are the Penalties for Not Paying Child Support in California?
    In divorce cases, child support helps the custodial parent pay for food, clothing, shelter, and other childcare expenses. Though child support is critically important, it can also be a subject of heated and contentious disputes. The parent…
  • Sep 27

    What Are the Penalties for a First-Time Probation Violation in California?

    What Are the Penalties for a First-Time Probation Violation in California?
    “What happens if you violate probation for the first time?” This is a common, important question that is frequently asked of our Ventura probation violation lawyers. The answer depends on the nature of the violation, and is at the…
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California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    REFORM OF THE CALIFORNIA SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY LAWS

    REFORM OF THE CALIFORNIA SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY LAWS
    California’s sex offender registry currently lists over 100,000 sex offenders. The registry has a long history; it was first employed (although not in its current form) 70 years ago. It is estimated that around 650 registrants on the…
  • Oct 6

    THE MAIN INGREDIENT IN ECSTACY, MDMA, APPROVED BY FDA FOR FURTHER STUDY IN THE TREATMENT OF PTSD

    THE MAIN INGREDIENT IN ECSTACY, MDMA, APPROVED BY FDA FOR FURTHER STUDY IN THE TREATMENT OF PTSD
    For almost as long as the federal government has harshly prosecuted drug use, researchers have been studying the psychologically beneficial effects of the very drugs that can land a person in prison. Clinical studies on both animals and…
  • Oct 6

    THE USE OF DRUG RECOGNITION EXPERTS CHALLENGED IN FEDERAL COURT

    THE USE OF DRUG RECOGNITION EXPERTS CHALLENGED IN FEDERAL COURT
    A couple of weeks ago, a complaint was filed in the United States District Court (for the Northern District of Georgia) alleging that the three complainants were subject to a violation of their Fourth Amendment rights when they were arrested…
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California Criminal Lawyer Blog

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law news. By Takakjian & Sitkoff.

http://www.california-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Common Questions After A DUI Arrest In California

    Common Questions After A DUI Arrest In California
    For most of our clients arrested for DUI in California, their arrests represent their first ever contact with the criminal justice system. Given the involvement of both the criminal courts and California DMV in the DUI process, it is no…
  • Apr 10

    Common Questions After A DUI Arrest In California

    Common Questions After A DUI Arrest In California
    For most of our clients arrested for DUI in California, their arrests represent their first ever contact with the criminal justice system. Given the involvement of both the criminal courts and California DMV in the DUI process, it is no…
  • Mar 1

    What To Do After A Domestic Violence Arrest In California

    What To Do After A Domestic Violence Arrest In California
    Although all criminal arrests in California procedurally involve the same process from the moment you’re taken into police custody through your first court appearance or arraignment hearing, investigations and arrests for domestic…
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California Traffic Ticket Advice

California Traffic Ticket Advice

Ticket advice for California drivers or visitors who have been cited for traffic violations. By Shaffer Cormell.

http://trafficticketcitationattorney.com/blog/
  • May 13

    El Centro Traffic Ticket Attorney: Why Hire One?

    El Centro Traffic Ticket Attorney: Why Hire One?
    Have you received a traffic ticket in El Centro? Are you considering hiring an El Centro traffic ticket attorney? Some common reasons for ticket citations in El Centro include speeding, running a red light or committing a moving violation.…
  • Dec 15

    What are the penalties for driving on a suspended license in Blythe CA?

    What are the penalties for driving on a suspended license in Blythe CA?
    Have a suspended license in Blythe Ca? Like most individuals, you possibly use your car to drive to the office, run errands and carry out other routine but significant duties. Having your license suspended might have a dire effect on your day…
  • Oct 27

    What Are The Penalties For Driving On A Suspended License In San Bernardino CA?

    What Are The Penalties For Driving On A Suspended License In San Bernardino CA?
    In some situations your driving privilege can essentially be taken away from you as a result of a prior offense or infraction. One of the ways that the court is able to take away your driving privileges is to suspend your license. In San…
Rank this Week: 1887

Can The Police Do That?

Can The Police Do That?

Covers constitutional issues relating to criminal procedure in both Federal and Illinois law. By Andrew Tidwell-Neal.

http://www.canthepolicedothat.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    A Strong 4th Amendment is a Strong America - US vs. Jone

    A Strong 4th Amendment is a Strong America - US vs. Jone
    On Monday, January 23, 2012, the US Supreme Court strengthened an individual's right to privacy under the fourth amendment.  Unanimously.  In United States v. Jones,(text of opinion) the US Supreme Court voted that it is a violation…
  • Dec 21

    Involuntary Manslaughter, Drug-Induced Homicide and the Cocaine in the Rectum Guy

    Involuntary Manslaughter, Drug-Induced Homicide and the Cocaine in the Rectum Guy
    A story has been moving its way quickly around the internet this holiday season.  This story comes out of North Charleston, South Carolina and involves two brothers sitting in the back of a police car.  The older brother convinces his…
  • Dec 20

    What Is A Preliminary Hearing? And Why Did Jerry Sandusky Waive His?

    What Is A Preliminary Hearing? And Why Did Jerry Sandusky Waive His?
    Jerry Sandusky and his legal team waived his right to a preliminary hearing last Tuesday.  I was a little confused to hear that Mr.
Rank this Week: 2818

Canadian Criminal Lawyer's Blog

Canadian Criminal Lawyer's Blog

By Daniel Brown.

http://www.yourbestdefence.com/legal-commentary/
  • Aug 16

    Your Right to Speak With a Lawyer After You Are Arrested: What You Need to Know.

    Your Right to Speak With a Lawyer After You Are Arrested: What You Need to Know.
    Under section 10(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, everyone who has been arrested by the police on a criminal charge has the “right to retain and instruct counsel without delay and to be informed of that right”.…
  • Jun 5

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry
    Since 2004, Canadian Courts have required those found guilty of certain sex related crimes be registered in a sexual offender database. The Sexual Offender Information Registry Act (SOIRA) imposes obligations for those placed on the National…
  • Jun 5

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry
    Since 2004, Canadian Courts have required those found guilty of certain sex related crimes be registered in a sexual offender database. The Sexual Offender Information Registry Act (SOIRA) imposes obligations for those placed on the National…
Rank this Week: 2350

Cannabis Industry Legal Blog

Cannabis Industry Legal Blog

By Northwest Marijuana Law.

http://www.nwmjlaw.com
  • Aug 23

    Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh

    Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh
    United States v. McIntosh: In ten consolidated interlocutory appeals and petitions for writs of mandamus arising from three district courts in two states, the panel... The post Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh appeared first on 7…
  • Aug 23

    Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh

    Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh
    United States v. McIntosh: In ten consolidated interlocutory appeals and petitions for writs of mandamus arising from three district courts in two states, the panel vacated the district court’s orders denying relief to the appellants,…
  • Aug 2

    Trademarks for Retail Marijuana Stores (Legal Update)

    Trademarks for Retail Marijuana Stores (Legal Update)
    On July 14, 2016, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) decided the matter of In Re Morgan Brown, Serial No. 86362968, affirming the USPTO’s... The post Trademarks for Retail Marijuana Stores (Legal Update) appeared…
Rank this Week: 1927

Carr | Woodall Blog

Carr | Woodall Blog

Covers criminal law, estate planning, family law and personal injury law.

http://carrwoodall.com/blog/
  • Aug 4

    Is it too late to probate?  

    Is it too late to probate?  
    Although it’s generally advisable to administer an estate promptly, it’s not at all uncommon for property to be left in... The post Is it too late to probate?   appeared first on Carr | Woodall, PLLC.
  • Jan 27

    What the heck is a QDRO?  Three questions you must ask your divorce lawyer.

    What the heck is a QDRO?  Three questions you must ask your divorce lawyer.
    A QDRO is a court order that divides a retirement account such as a 401(k) or pension plan.  Technically it... The post What the heck is a QDRO?  Three questions you must ask your divorce lawyer. appeared first on Carr | Woodall,…
  • Dec 15

    The Basics of Making A Will

    The Basics of Making A Will
    Making a will can be daunting, yet they're so easy to do. Take time to get yours done today! ... The post The Basics of Making A Will appeared first on Carr | Woodall, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 2109

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: 2732

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

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

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 5

    Getting in the Weeds with Community Service: A Garden in Need

    Getting in the Weeds with Community Service: A Garden in Need
    Community Service staff members Azem Dobrodoli and Corey Hatton hard at workEvery day as they clean the parks and streets of the Bronx, our community service team and clients provide the most visible presence for Bronx Community Solutions in…
  • Oct 4

    BCS on the Beat with 42nd Precinct

    BCS on the Beat with 42nd Precinct
    Bronx Community Solutions continued our growing collaboration with the 42nd precinct last Thursday as two of our clinical staff members, Shlomit Levy (Clinical Coordinator) and Magaly Melendez (Safety & Empowerment Counselor) took to the…
  • Aug 11

    NYPD and Bronx Community Solutions Join Forces at Annual Safety Summit

    NYPD and Bronx Community Solutions Join Forces at Annual Safety Summit
    On Thursday, August 10th, Bronx Community Solutions' Safety and Empowerment Initiative Counselor, Magaly Melendez, and Clinical Coordinator, Shlomit Levy, attended the Safety Summit, sponsored by the Bronx's 42nd precinct.  The summit,…
Rank this Week: 1537

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 11

    Supreme Court Poised To Decide Several Important Criminal Case

    Supreme Court Poised To Decide Several Important Criminal Case
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question:”What is an expungement?” The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to have what many legal experts believe will be a blockbuster year, issuing a number of significant decisions.…
  • Sep 27

    Criminal Expungement on Your Christmas Wish List? North Carolinians May Be in Luck

    Criminal Expungement on Your Christmas Wish List? North Carolinians May Be in Luck
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question:”What is an expungement?” Starting December 1, 2017, a new North Carolina law will make the path to the expungement of non-violent criminal convictions significantly…
  • Sep 27

    Does Flipping A Bird Count As Free Speech?

    Does Flipping A Bird Count As Free Speech?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How is social media evidence used in divorce proceedings?” When we think of arguments involving the First Amendment and free speech, we often conjure up…
Rank this Week: 2807

Charter Cases

Charter Cases

Covers court decisions involving Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

http://www.chartercases.com/
  • Nov 27

    R. v. Appulonappa, 2015 SCC 59

    R. v. Appulonappa, 2015 SCC 59
    The accused were a group of Sri Lankan migrants apprehended from a ship off the west coast of British Columbia. They stood charged under s. 117 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, which made it an offence to “organize,…
  • Apr 13

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15
    The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Nur considers the constitutionality of a three-year mandatory minimum sentence for unlicensed possession of a loaded firearm. Continue reading →
  • Feb 5

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5
    In Carter, the Supreme Court reconsidered the constitutionality of the prohibition on assisted suicide, which had previously been upheld in Rodriguez. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3192

Chavers & Guhl LLP Legal Blog

Chavers & Guhl LLP Legal Blog

Reports on local criminal cases and their results.

http://chaversandguhl.com/legal-blog/
  • Dec 30

    Missing Mother’s Case Now Investigated As Homicide

    Missing Mother’s Case Now Investigated As Homicide
    Police said they are treating the missing persons’ case for a missing mother of four as a homicide investigation now. Oklahoma City police have been searching for Jaymie Adams since December 10, when she was reported missing by her…
  • Dec 25

    OK Man Charged With Assault, Murder In Shooting Death

    OK Man Charged With Assault, Murder In Shooting Death
    A man was charged Friday with first-degree murder in the shooting death of another man in an Oklahoma City convenience store parking lot. Twenty-one-year-old Joseph Young had been arrested after 18-year-old Dejoun Chamberliss was found shot…
  • Dec 14

    13 Charged In Drug Ring Bust

    13 Charged In Drug Ring Bust
    Thirteen people have been charged after a four-month investigation targeting a drug trafficking operation in Oklahoma City. At the beginning of December, officials seized about 40 pounds of cocaine and seven pounds of crystal methamphetamine…
Rank this Week: 2792

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Michael C. Rosenblat, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Fixing the ALJ Backlog

    Fixing the ALJ Backlog
    In 2014, the American Hospital Association sued the Secretary of Health and Human Services to compel HHS to clear the delay in the Medicare administrative appeals process and to comply with the statutory ninety-day time frame for…
  • Jul 14

    How to Advance your Medicare Appeal after a Reconsideration by a QIC

    How to Advance your Medicare Appeal after a Reconsideration by a QIC
    If you are appealing a reconsideration issued by a Qualified Independent Contractor (QIC) and you have not received a decision within 90 days you may have the right to have your appeal escalated to the next level before the Medicare Appeals…
  • Jul 14

    Changes to the Medicare Appeals Proce

    Changes to the Medicare Appeals Proce
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) part of the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) issued a final rule on January 17, 2017 titled “Medicare Program: Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare…
Rank this Week: 2199

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Legal Defenders, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Illinois Burglary: Proof of Intent to Steal

    Illinois Burglary: Proof of Intent to Steal
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the court considered a burglary conviction. The defendant was sentenced to an eight-year Class X sentence due to his criminal record. On appeal, he argued that he wasn’t proven guilty beyond a…
  • Aug 25

    Mental Illness and Murder in Illinoi

    Mental Illness and Murder in Illinoi
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant was convicted of first-degree murder under 720 ILCS 5/9-1(a)(1) and sentenced to natural life imprisonment. The defendant and several others were charged with six counts of first-degree…
  • Jul 22

    Eyewitness Identification in Illinois Carjacking Case

    Eyewitness Identification in Illinois Carjacking Case
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant was convicted of aggravated vehicular hijacking, armed robbery and attempted first degree murder. The case arose when the victim left work and drove home to Chicago. At midnight he stopped at…
Rank this Week: 1877

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • Oct 14

    Schaumburg to Consider Issuing Negligent Driving Municipal Violation

    Schaumburg to Consider Issuing Negligent Driving Municipal Violation
    The Public Safety Committee for the Village of Schaumburg has recommended that the Village of Schaumburg allow police officers to write local Municipal Violation tickets for first-time negligent driving offences. The measure is intended to go…
  • Oct 11

    What Does it Mean to be Guilty of Interfering with the Reporting of a Domestic Battery?

    What Does it Mean to be Guilty of Interfering with the Reporting of a Domestic Battery?
    You can be charged with Interfering with the Reporting of a Domestic Battery when you prevent a family member from making a call to report a Domestic Battery incident.  You can also be charged with Interfering with the Reporting of a…
  • Oct 3

    Section 410 (or 1410) Probation: A Way To Avoid a Felony Drug Conviction

    Section 410 (or 1410) Probation: A Way To Avoid a Felony Drug Conviction
    Illinois law has made a special type of Probation available for first-time felony drug offenders to avoid a felony conviction on their record. This type of Probation is commonly known as Section 410 or Section 1410 Probation. In order to be…
Rank this Week: 1894

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David L. Freidberg, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle in Chicago

    Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle in Chicago
    There are instances in which the crime of being in possession of a stolen motor vehicle is a carrier or access crime. You need a team of competent lawyers in order to avoid upgrading the charges unnecessarily. The car being the instrument for…
  • Oct 11

    Child Protection Law in Chicago

    Child Protection Law in Chicago
    Of late, the DCFS (Illinois Department of Children and Family Services) in Chicago has been under fire for not properly enforcing child protection law. For example, children have died despite the fact that the department had already…
  • Oct 6

    Clemency Law in Chicago: A Tool for Correcting Historical and Current Mistake

    Clemency Law in Chicago: A Tool for Correcting Historical and Current Mistake
    Although the clemency law is meant to give a second chance to those who have been incarcerated, it can also be used to correct an injustice that has been committed as a consequence of faulty legislation. A case in point are the controversial…
Rank this Week: 2138

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Covers Chicago criminal and DUI laws. By Ava George Stewart.

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    Chicago DUI Law Blog: Chicago DUI lawyer comments on Tiger Woods' no-alcohol-DUI

    Chicago DUI Law Blog: Chicago DUI lawyer comments on Tiger Woods' no-alcohol-DUI
    This Chicago DUI attorney is not alone in experiencing déjà vu.Mr. Woods was arrested over the holiday weekend. This time, it appears he is being charged with DUI.I spoke to my mum today about these issues. Yes. You can be…
  • Mar 2

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest
    This Chicago DUI attorney has posted here and hereabout having your driving privileges taken away before you ever have your first day in court.  From the Chicago Tribune:Bureaucratic mix-ups have let thousands of drunken drivers…
  • Jan 19

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday
    My Dear Friends,I have already posted my thoughts over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog on this subject.  There is always something you can do today.-- PaxContinue reading over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog
Rank this Week: 114

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    How do I remove a traffic ticket from my driving record?

    How do I remove a traffic ticket from my driving record?
    It may be possible to remove convictions for Illinois traffic tickets from your driving record.  By filing a “Motion to Vacate,” our attorneys are able to bring your ticket back into court and argue for a more favorable…
  • Jul 17

    Illinois Secretary of State & BAIID Violation

    Illinois Secretary of State & BAIID Violation
    A driver may be required to use a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID), also known as a breathalyzer, if they have been issued a Restricted Driving Permit (RDP) or a Monitoring Device Driving Permit (MDDP) as a result of a DUI…
  • Jun 6

    Do I need a traffic lawyer?

    Do I need a traffic lawyer?
    One question we hear often is, “Do I need a traffic lawyer?” While you may not be required to hire a traffic lawyer if you receive an Illinois traffic ticket, having proper legal representation is beneficial for a…
Rank this Week: 4379

Christian Pearce

Christian Pearce

Covers Canadian criminal justice issues.

http://cplegal.ca/criminallawnews/
  • Jul 22

    Interviewed about Toronto gun violence in Globe & Mail

    Interviewed about Toronto gun violence in Globe & Mail
    The Globe & Mail’s Adrian Morrow interviewed me about the issue of gun violence in Toronto for this piece, “New attitude dismisses code of the street-gang world.” He quotes me on the role of police and a subject that was … Continue…
  • Jul 19

    The Star connects shooting, hip-hop and Hennessy

    The Star connects shooting, hip-hop and Hennessy
    The Star’s Antonia Zerbisias found a way to reintroduce hip-hop into the dialogue surrounding gun violence in the streets of Toronto. Concentrating on the French cognac brand Hennessy and tracing its history, Zerbisias Googles up a bunch of…
  • Jul 6

    Colleague strikes down mandatory minimum sentence

    Colleague strikes down mandatory minimum sentence
    Criminal defence lawyer Jeffrey Mazin struck a blow for Charter rights this month, after he successfully argued to strike down the mandatory minimum sentence for offering to transfer a firearm contained in s. 99 of the Criminal Code. Mazin…
Rank this Week: 2768