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Union County NJ Criminal Attorneys

Union County NJ Criminal Attorneys

Covers criminal defense developments in Union County, New Jersey. By The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

http://unioncountynjcriminallawyer.wordpress.com
  • Sep 13

    Traffic Ticket in Summit New Jersey

    Traffic Ticket in Summit New Jersey
    Summit New Jersey is definitely a sleeper when it comes to traffic tickets. Most individuals would not anticipate that this small City would have an abundance of traffic offenses but this certainly is not the case. Over 2,000 tickets for…
  • Aug 24

    Kenilworth Speeding Ticket Attorney

    Kenilworth Speeding Ticket Attorney
    Charged With Speeding in Kenilworth Borough An extremely common offense in Kenilworth Borough is speeding. Hundreds, if not thousands, of speeding tickets are issued annually by members of the Kenilworth Police Department and state troopers…
  • Aug 16

    Roselle Marijuana Attorney

    Roselle Marijuana Attorney
    There are a range of marijuana charges that an individual can face in the Borough of Roselle or Roselle Park New Jersey. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall are former county and municipal prosecutors with over 100 years…
Rank this Week: 4468

Schwartz Injury Law Blog

Schwartz Injury Law Blog

By Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz.

http://www.schwartzinjurylaw.com/orland-park-injury-lawyer/
  • Sep 12

    How Expert Witnesses Can Strengthen Your Car Accident Case

    How Expert Witnesses Can Strengthen Your Car Accident Case
    Car accidents can be complex and messy. If you have been injured in a car accident caused by someone else, you deserve compensation for your losses. Often times, car accident cases become complicated and require extensive courtroom…
  • Sep 8

    Legal Options Following a Labor Day Weekend Injury

    Legal Options Following a Labor Day Weekend Injury
    Labor Day, the holiday recognizing America’s workers, is intended as a day of rest and relaxation and a chance to enjoy a rare three-day weekend. Barbeques, ballgames, lakeside fun in the sun – these are hallmarks of Labor Day, so…
  • Sep 7

    When is an Illinois Doctor Liable for Failing to Get a Patient's “Informed Consent”?

    When is an Illinois Doctor Liable for Failing to Get a Patient's “Informed Consent”?
    Medical malpractice involves more than a physician's negligence. A doctor can be held liable if he or she fails to inform the patient about the “general nature” of a procedure and the patient is subsequently injured. Informed…
Rank this Week: 1688

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Sep 12

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON SELF DEFENSE

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON SELF DEFENSE
    You got into a fight at a bar or a party or even in your own home. While you are now charged with a crime, you weren’t the one who started making trouble. Can you claim self defense? The answer depends on a number of factors. Who…
  • Aug 23

    RECKLESS DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM IN ILLINOIS

    RECKLESS DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM IN ILLINOIS
    To be convicted of reckless discharge of a firearm, the state must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you 1) recklessly discharged a firearm 2) endangering the bodily safety of an individual. If either of those elements is missing, the…
  • Aug 4

    DID YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE THERE? BURGLARY IN ILLINOIS

    DID YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE THERE? BURGLARY IN ILLINOIS
    Suppose you were visiting a public building. You had business in the building and had every right to be there. But while there, you entered an office marked “private,” and stole some cash off a desk. Does that make you a…
Rank this Week: 2217

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 1436

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Arrested For DUI & Now Have A Probation Violation?

    Arrested For DUI & Now Have A Probation Violation?
    Typically, when you are sentenced, and your sentence includes probation, one of the things you are ordered to do is not violate the law. If you are arrested, the arrest itself is not a probation violation. However, what ends up happening, is…
  • May 24

    Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs (DUID): California Vehicle Code Section 23152(e)

    Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs (DUID): California Vehicle Code Section 23152(e)
    Driving under the influence of drugs, or DUID, is essentially the same as a DUI with alcohol. The code section reads: “It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any drug to drive a vehicle. “ In essence, the…
  • May 24

    Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs (DUID): California Vehicle Code Section 23152(e)

    Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs (DUID): California Vehicle Code Section 23152(e)
    Driving under the influence of drugs, or DUID, is essentially the same as a DUI with alcohol. The code section reads: “It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any drug to drive a vehicle. “ In essence, the…
Rank this Week: 2690

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 12

    New Child Time-Sharing Legislation

    New Child Time-Sharing Legislation
    Child time-sharing in Florida could be a hot topic for attorneys and their clients in the coming months as one new law concerning the issue has already taken effect and another kicks off Jan. 1. Florida House Bill 329 became law in July and…
  • Aug 4

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce
    When a person is in the middle of an emotional time, it can be difficult to make good, long-term decisions. A divorce is the very definition of an emotional time, and plenty of divorced people have lived to regret decisions made in the heat…
  • Aug 2

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    It has been another impactful first half of the year for the Ayo & Iken law firm as our attorneys continue to fight for their clients facing difficult times, dealing with everything from freeing a client unfairly jailed to keeping a…
Rank this Week: 1462

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Sep 12

    Is Court Canceled or Not? There is no System to Know

    Is Court Canceled or Not? There is no System to Know
    Irma has been an adventure. It was an adventure that started last Friday when I drove down to Mitchell County, Georgia (about as far Southwest as you can go in the state and not be in Florida or Alabama). I drove down to see a habeas client…
  • Sep 12

    Irma Update

    Irma Update
    Our office is structurally fine, but our power is out. It also appears that our phones are out. If you are trying to to reach us today, please email me at skey@millerandkeylaw.com. I am checking email frequently there. Work has not stopped…
  • Aug 26

    Today’s Talk on Wellness for Lawyer

    Today’s Talk on Wellness for Lawyer
    We, as a profession, are not doing well. A very large percentage of us are suffering from significant mental health issues. We are one of the top five professions for rates of suicide. And many of us battle significant substance abuse issues.…
Rank this Week: 3410

In the Weeds

In the Weeds

Covers cannabis law and businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://cannabislaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 12

    ABA Panel Tackles Venture Investing in Cannabis Companie

    ABA Panel Tackles Venture Investing in Cannabis Companie
    Venture capital is playing a growing role in the country’s emerging legal cannabis industry. Attorneys Emily J. Yukich and Matthew R. Kittay of Fox Rothschild’s Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Practice…
  • Aug 24

    Medical Marijuana Developments in Florida for August 2017

    Medical Marijuana Developments in Florida for August 2017
    Florida continues to made forward progress on implementation of Amendment Two (medical marijuana) with additional licenses and dispensaries being approved or opened around the state. License News Three new licenses are being added in Florida.…
  • Aug 22

    Fox Rothschild’s Cannabis Law Practice Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

    Fox Rothschild’s Cannabis Law Practice Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer
    Today, the Philadelphia Inquirer published an excellent piece about local law firms that have embraced the legal cannabis industry, despite some of the risks and uncertainty inherent in the business for both lawyers and entrepreneurs. The…
Rank this Week: 348

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

http://jbmartinlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 12

    Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?

    Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?
    With all the discussion of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, and our own Governor Tom Wolfe telling the media that “we ought to decriminalize marijuana use,” it might be easy to think that the criminal penalties related to…
  • Sep 6

    Is Cyber Bullying By My Spouse Grounds for a Restraining/Protective Order in Pennsylvania?

    Is Cyber Bullying By My Spouse Grounds for a Restraining/Protective Order in Pennsylvania?
    One of the downsides of the technological advances of the internet is that it has given dangerous individuals another way of spreading intimidation and fear, and perhaps led others who might not make such threats in person to feel empowered…
  • Aug 21

    How Qualified is a Public Defender to Take on My Case?

    How Qualified is a Public Defender to Take on My Case?
    Anyone who has never seen a police-based TV show know that criminal defendants are all apprised of their right to an attorney, and that “if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to you…” And, based on a…
Rank this Week: 1912

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2834

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Provides information on Denver criminal defense.

http://www.criminallawyerdenver.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
Rank this Week: 2388

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    California Corrections Officials Want to Know What You Think About the State’s New Parole Guideline

    California Corrections Officials Want to Know What You Think About the State’s New Parole Guideline
    California corrections officials on Friday began accepting public comments on the new set of proposed regulations that have overhauled the state parole system. See Proposition 57, the Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016. State…
  • Sep 8

    Cal State San Marcos Student Sues Over Rape Investigation

    Cal State San Marcos Student Sues Over Rape Investigation
    A graduate student at Cal State San Marcos accused of rape has filed a federal lawsuit, alleging the university violated his rights to due process through an unfair investigation. The student, who is not identified by name in the suit, was…
  • Aug 31

    FBI Agent Indicted on Five Counts for Alleged False Statements in Lavoy Finicum Shooting

    FBI Agent Indicted on Five Counts for Alleged False Statements in Lavoy Finicum Shooting
    Months after the criminal trial of the nine defendants involved in the Oregon Wildlife refuge standoff were acquitted, it has been reported that F.B.I. agent W. Joseph Astarita, 40, has been indicted on five counts regarding the lethal…
Rank this Week: 1331

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James Novak.

https://blog.novakazlaw.com/
  • Sep 11

    Resisting Arrest and Aggravated Assault in Arizona

    Resisting Arrest and Aggravated Assault in Arizona
    In a recent Arizona assault case, a man appealed after being convicted of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, shoplifting, and not giving the police a truthful name when he was lawfully detained. The case arose when two cops responded to a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1646

Illinois Criminal Lawyer Blog

Illinois Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Vig Law, P.C.

https://www.illinoiscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    Citizenship Status and Criminal Charge

    Citizenship Status and Criminal Charge
    Given the recent termination of the DACA program, it is understandable that even lawful non-citizens living in our country may be concerned about the security of their residency right now.  If this is you, or you are concerned about your…
  • Aug 30

    The First Amendment and Hate Speech

    The First Amendment and Hate Speech
    The First Amendment to the United States Constitution is the source of some of the most important rights American citizens possess.  In fact, the United States Supreme Court has been very generous in its interpretation of the First…
  • Aug 24

    Drug Addiction and Criminal Charges in Central Illinoi

    Drug Addiction and Criminal Charges in Central Illinoi
    The drug addiction epidemic is one of the biggest health problems our country is facing.  As criminal defense lawyers, we have a front row view of how this epidemic is affecting the community here in Sangamon County, Morgan County,…
Rank this Week: 738

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law and DWI law. Published By Sansone Law, LLC

http://www.missouricriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    $100,000.00 Verdict – Dead Tree Branch @ Park

    $100,000.00 Verdict – Dead Tree Branch @ Park
    “If it predictable its preventable”, as the cartoon above illustrates.  Bottom Line: Dead tree branches fall, it is predictable and therefore dead tree branches must be removed form over designated camp sites.  If not,…
  • Aug 16

    Drugged Driving Crash Devastates Jerseyville Illinois Family

    Drugged Driving Crash Devastates Jerseyville Illinois Family
    Our clients, the Emersons, are the victims of a terrible St Louis area car accident caused by what appears to be a drugged driver.  The video below is a heartbreaking story of how a alleged drugged driver ruined the birthday... The post…
  • Aug 1

    Missouri “No Play, No Pay” law is Unconstitutional

    Missouri “No Play, No Pay” law is Unconstitutional
    Missouri’s “no play no pay” law RSMo 303.390.1 has been held unconstitutional by a Missouri court., Gilmore v. Page, 17PT-CC00092 (2017). No pay no play unconstitutional. Under § 303.390, uninsured motorists waive the…
Rank this Week: 2840

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/
  • Sep 10

    Uninsured Motorist Claims in Boston Car Accident

    Uninsured Motorist Claims in Boston Car Accident
    According to a recent news article from Boston.com, a man was just arrested in the greater Boston area after allegedly crashing his car.  When the police ran his driving record and arrest history through the computer on the cruiser, they…
  • Sep 8

    Boston Drunk Driving Crash and Trial Evidence

    Boston Drunk Driving Crash and Trial Evidence
    There is often a distinction between what actually happened and what can be proven in a court of law. This is because of the complex rules of evidence and trial practice that come into play during a civil drunk driving crash lawsuit in…
  • Aug 27

    Boston Drunk Driving and Proximate Causation

    Boston Drunk Driving and Proximate Causation
    Drunk driving involves acting with an extreme risk towards the safety of oneself and others. The tort underlying a Boston drunk driving lawsuit is negligence which involves breaching one’s duty of care towards plaintiff in a manner that…
Rank this Week: 2512

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    Who Are You?

    Who Are You?
    [Yes, I’ve mentioned this bit of history before, but you love it so much it bears repeating] Two thousand years ago, there was a great Rabbi named Akiva.  Akiva was heading home late one night, when the darkness and fog caused…
  • Sep 3

    How to Dismiss a Drug Paraphernalia Conviction

    How to Dismiss a Drug Paraphernalia Conviction
    When I was in middle school, my friends and I had some important debates.  Middle school is that age when you’re note quite ready to talk about girls or cars, so our discussions centered around BMX bikes, video games, and Bruce…
  • Aug 28

    Have You Ever Read a Court Order? Read This One.

    Have You Ever Read a Court Order? Read This One.
    Have you been to Key West? At times, I’ve found this place to be magical.  Other times, its just another crowded, over priced tourist trap.  Back in the 1990’s, I was in Key West and had the opportunity to meet Mel…
Rank this Week: 2732

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1705

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4155

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Sep 8

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

    Liberty lost: the failings of delegating bail hearings to Justices of the Peace in Ontario
    How the delegation of bail hearings to Justices of the Peace has failed, and a judicial recalibration is required. Recently, the the CBC reported  that"Judges will be taking over bail hearings at two Ontario courthouses Tuesday as…
  • Sep 8

    5 things I learned in my first weeks as a criminal defence lawyer

    5 things I learned in my first weeks as a criminal defence lawyer
    5 things I have learned in my first weeks as a defence lawyer Following my call to the Bar, I traded in my dogeared copy of the Rules of Civil Procedure, turned my back on the Masters’ courts at 393 University, and returned to the…
  • Aug 28

    IMPAIRED AND OVER 80 CARE AND CONTROL: What does “Care and Control” Mean

    IMPAIRED AND OVER 80 CARE AND CONTROL: What does “Care and Control” Mean
    IMPAIRED AND OVER 80 CARE AND CONTROL: What does “Care and Control” Mean "Drinking and Driving" In Canadian criminal law, there are two distinct offences that constitute what is colloquially knows as “drinking and…
Rank this Week: 2132

Federal Criminal Law Center

Federal Criminal Law Center

Covers criminal law news and cases. By The Law Firm of Shein & Brandenburg.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Can a Parole Board Decision be Appealed?

    Can a Parole Board Decision be Appealed?
    Parole plays a role in the lives of many convicted individuals. The purpose of parole is to help a previously incarcerated person resume life in society under the guidance of a parole officer. Two of these elements include helping a person…
  • Sep 2

    What Is a Discretionary Appeal?

    What Is a Discretionary Appeal?
    Discretionary appeals refer to a type of appeal in which an appellate court has the power to determine whether an appeal will be reviewed by the court. These appeals offer appellate courts, which have very busy schedules, an option to decide…
  • Aug 31

    When a Person has the Right to Counsel

    When a Person has the Right to Counsel
    While many people are familiar with the line from Miranda Warnings that a person has “the right to an attorney,” a large number of individuals have questions about when exactly the right to an attorney arises. Because the legal…
Rank this Week: 4132

Federal Prison Blog

Federal Prison Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalprisonblog.com/
  • Sep 8

    More re: FCC Beaumont. What about Florida’s federal prisons?

    More re: FCC Beaumont. What about Florida’s federal prisons?
    The situation at FCC Beaumont has continued to draw media attention. Wednesday, BuzzFeed News published an article based on interviews with seven inmates’ relatives. But while the high water in Beaumont was so destructive that it…
  • Sep 5

    What is Happening at FCC Beaumont?

    What is Happening at FCC Beaumont?
    Four institutions comprise the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) in Beaumont, Texas: a United States Penitentiary (USP), a medium- and low-security Federal Correctional Institution (FCI), and a minimum-security camp. Approximately 5,400…
  • Mar 17

    How America’s justice system is rigged against the poor

    How America’s justice system is rigged against the poor
    From Vox Voices, a compelling video presented by Brooklyn Defender Services that highlights the endemic problems attendant to mass incarceration: More re: narrator Wes Caines here.
Rank this Week: 2315

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

Looks at white collar, congressional, SEC, energy enforcement and other government inquiries. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Sep 8

    Will Supreme Court Narrow The Broadest Tax Crime?

    Will Supreme Court Narrow The Broadest Tax Crime?
    In the October 2017 term, the Supreme Court will take up its first criminal tax case in almost a decade, Marinello v. United States.  At issue is a longstanding circuit split about a mainstay of the federal government’s arsenal in…
  • Aug 7

    Recent Privilege Decision Raises Questions for Internal Investigation

    Recent Privilege Decision Raises Questions for Internal Investigation
    A recent federal district court case raises significant issues regarding privilege that should be on the radar of any in-house or outside counsel conducting an internal investigation with the goal of producing a public report. As discussed in…
  • Jul 28

    Ninth Circuit Ruling Weakens Materiality Standard under the FCA

    Ninth Circuit Ruling Weakens Materiality Standard under the FCA
    Last year in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar et al. (discussed on this blog), the Supreme Court reminded litigants that the False Claims Act “is not an all-purpose antifraud statute.” In that case,…
Rank this Week: 2249

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

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

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Sep 7

    ICOs Facing an Uncertain Future

    ICOs Facing an Uncertain Future
    This week, in a joint statement issued by the People’s Bank of China, the securities and banking regulators, and other government agencies, the Chinese government declared that initial coin offerings (ICOs) constitute “illegal…
  • Aug 23

    How Poking the Bear Gets Your Assets Kicked

    How Poking the Bear Gets Your Assets Kicked
    For many decades, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals was viewed as a very conservative place, where prosecutors were usually quite comfortable with the status quo, a largely “law and order” kind of venue.  During the Obama…
  • Aug 11

    Supreme Court to Decide Whether Prosecutors Can Use Pleas to Skirt Constitution

    Supreme Court to Decide Whether Prosecutors Can Use Pleas to Skirt Constitution
    While the endless portrayal of jury trials in media might indicate otherwise, trials are actually quite rare in the U.S. criminal justice system. With 97% of federal cases ending in pleas, the Atticus Finch conception of American justice has…
Rank this Week: 4281

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Ron Voyles & Associates.

http://www.conroecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    A Reliable Test for Marijuana Related DWI is Unlikely

    A Reliable Test for Marijuana Related DWI is Unlikely
    NPR and the Wall Street Journal are some of the many news agencies featuring op-ed articles on the problem states and even countries are facing with impaired driving as it relates to marijuana.  Although marijuana is still illegal in…
  • Aug 22

    Questions for Your Doctor After Your Car or Truck Accident- Part II

    Questions for Your Doctor After Your Car or Truck Accident- Part II
    Last week we started a new article on what to ask your doctor after you have been involved in an auto or truck accident.  We discussed your diagnosis and your treatment options.  But what happens when the conservative care…
  • Aug 12

    Questions for Your Doctor After Your Car or Truck Accident

    Questions for Your Doctor After Your Car or Truck Accident
    You’ve been involved in a car, truck, motorcycle, or 18-wheeler accident in Montgomery County or one of the surrounding areas.  Now what?  Clearly, your long-term prognosis should take a priority.  It’s the only…
Rank this Week: 1661

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1909

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1535

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Sep 6

    Burnt-out tag light leads to drug charges for woman in Georgia

    Burnt-out tag light leads to drug charges for woman in Georgia
    There are numerous circumstances that can lead a law enforcement agent in Georgia or elsewhere to initiate a traffic stop. While commonly associated with speeding or reckless driving, these can also occur due to a burnt-out or busted…
  • Aug 24

    2 facing drug charges after falling asleep in car in Georgia

    2 facing drug charges after falling asleep in car in Georgia
    Many individuals have pulled over to rest after becoming too drowsy or tired to continue driving. While this might simply be an act of safety, unfortunately in some cases, it may also be viewed as suspicious activity. Two individuals have...
  • Aug 7

    1 facing felony criminal charges after allegedly faking document

    1 facing felony criminal charges after allegedly faking document
    There are many circumstances in which an individual could be accused of a crime. Facing criminal accusations can be a stressful and intimidating process, and a conviction can affect a person's life in various ways, personal and professional…
Rank this Week: 2108

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1292

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/
  • 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…
  • Jul 6

    Massachusetts Drug Cases Still Being Reviewed By Prosecutors Because of Dookhan Misconduct

    Massachusetts Drug Cases Still Being Reviewed By Prosecutors Because of Dookhan Misconduct
    Massachusetts Drug Cases The Annie Dookhan saga continues in the High Court of Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ordered state prosecutors to review the 24,000 Massachusetts drug cases that had been handled…
Rank this Week: 3928

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 6

    Minnesota Judge Appears To Defy Federal Ruling

    Minnesota Judge Appears To Defy Federal Ruling
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What are the long term effects of being convicted of a crime?” Criminal cases are seldom very exciting. Though TV and movies would have you believe differently, the…
  • Aug 23

    Congressman Ordered To Take Mugshot

    Congressman Ordered To Take Mugshot
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?” The mugshot is something that an average person would immediately associate with a brush with the law. The assumption…
  • Aug 16

    Criminal Implications of Charlottesville Car Attack

    Criminal Implications of Charlottesville Car Attack
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “How is getting charged with a crime on a college campus different from being charged off campus?” The incident over the weekend in Charlottesville, VA where neo-Nazis and…
Rank this Week: 2670

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm.

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
  • Sep 6

    What is Jury Nullification?

    What is Jury Nullification?
    In April of 2010, Mr. Cornell had his home raided by police where 1/16th of an ounce of marijuana had been found – not enough to roll a joint. None of the potential jurors called for the case where willing to consider convicting someone…
  • Aug 31

    Chocolate: The New Party “Drug”

    Chocolate: The New Party “Drug”
    In Europe, cacao has become a substance of choice for raves instead of using illicit drugs.[1] The chocolate is generally consumed in either an infused drink with agave and cinnamon, swallowed through a pill, or snorted through the nose. The…
  • Aug 23

    Mass Incarceration – An Established Tradition in the U.S.

    Mass Incarceration – An Established Tradition in the U.S.
    The phrase “Mass Incarceration” has become synonymous with a failed criminal justice system, but millions of people were incarcerated years before we acknowledged mass criminalization.[1]  The data show that the prison…
Rank this Week: 2075

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Sep 6

    List of Harris County Jail Inmates Entitled to Immediate Release

    List of Harris County Jail Inmates Entitled to Immediate Release
    Article 17.151 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure provides: A defendant who is detained in jail pending trial of an accusation against him must be released either on personal bond or by reducing the amount of bail required, if [...]
  • Aug 14

    The masochist says “Beat me!” …

    The masochist says “Beat me!” …
    … and the sadist says “No.” It is hard not to pay attention to people who are screaming for your attention. It’s hard to manage your own attention in the best of circumstances; sages have for thousands of years been…
  • Jul 8

    Such an Alpha, He Even Piddles Himself Dominantly

    Such an Alpha, He Even Piddles Himself Dominantly
    “Trump ‘won’ Putin handshake: body-language expert.” Erm. No. Submissive dogs reveal their throats. Humans show their palms. . . . . The opposite of the dominant handshake is to offer your hand with the palm facing…
Rank this Week: 1260

Jay Cohen DWI & Texas Criminal Law…

Jay Cohen DWI & Texas Criminal Law Blog

Discusses Texas criminal laws, types of criminal cases, and trials in the news.

http://www.cohendwilawyer.com/blog
  • Sep 6

    Harris County Criminal Court Relocation

    Harris County Criminal Court Relocation
    Criminal Court Update: Criminal courts will resume on September 11, 2017. Criminal District Courts (felony cases) will be relocated to the Civil Courthouse at 201 Caroline and the Juvenile Justice Center at 1200 Congress. County Criminal…
  • Jul 6

    New law allows removing a DWI from your record

    New law allows removing a DWI from your record
    The Governor of Texas has signed a new bill making some people convicted of DWI eligible for a petition for nondisclosure. In the past, a DWI could never be removed from your record, on September 1, 2017 this will change (and it applies to…
  • Jun 6

    Texas cybercrime bill headed to the Governor’s desk

    Texas cybercrime bill headed to the Governor’s desk
    A new bill headed to the Texas Governor’s desk criminalizes certain cybercrimes such as electronic access interference and electronic data tampering, which includes crimes such as ransomware or malware attacks and unlawful decryption.…
Rank this Week: 2122

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

https://www.cordiscosaile.com/blog/
  • Sep 6

    Michael Saile is a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in Pennsylvania

    Michael Saile is a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in Pennsylvania
    “The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) names Attorney Michael L. Saile, Jr. as one of the “10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys”. LANGHORNE, PA, September 01, 2017 (Via…
  • Mar 18

    Pennsylvania Motorcycle Laws Bucks County Bikers Should Know

    Pennsylvania Motorcycle Laws Bucks County Bikers Should Know
    It’s important to understand Pennsylvania motorcycle laws if you operate a motorcycle in Newtown, PA. If in an accident, call : 215-642-2335. The post Pennsylvania Motorcycle Laws Bucks County Bikers Should Know appeared first on…
  • Feb 18

    Best and Worst States for Drivers: Pennsylvania Among the Best, New Jersey Among the Worst

    Best and Worst States for Drivers: Pennsylvania Among the Best, New Jersey Among the Worst
    According to a Bankrate.com ranking of best and worst states for drivers, Pennsylvania was one of the best states while New Jersey was one of the worst. The post Best and Worst States for Drivers: Pennsylvania Among the Best, New Jersey Among…
Rank this Week: 1066

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

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

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Sep 6

    Private Enforcement

    Private Enforcement
    Recently, the Environmental Integrity Project issued report that used a review of federal records to document a significant decline in environmental enforcement during the first six months of the Trump Administration. Is there a commitment to…
  • Aug 29

    Third Party Payments and Supplemental Environmental Projects Under Scrutiny

    Third Party Payments and Supplemental Environmental Projects Under Scrutiny
    On June 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions (“Sessions Memo”) issued his memorandum that stated that the USDOJ will no longer agree to settlements that include “payments” by a defendant to a third party…
  • Jul 7

    The Status of the “Oops” Defense under the Endangered Species Act

    The Status of the “Oops” Defense under the Endangered Species Act
    The Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) makes it a crime to “knowingly” violate the statute. “Any person who knowingly violates any provision of this Act, of any permit or certificate issued hereunder, or of any…
Rank this Week: 489

Utah Criminal Defense Blog

Utah Criminal Defense Blog

By Overson & Sheen LLC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Sep 6

    Nurse Arrested After Refusing to Draw Blood – What is the Law in Utah for DUI Blood Draws?

    Nurse Arrested After Refusing to Draw Blood – What is the Law in Utah for DUI Blood Draws?
    Since the police bodycam footage of the July 26th incident at a Salt Lake City hospital showing a police officer arresting a nurse has come forward, news outlets and social media posts have been discussing the laws surrounding consent for…
  • Aug 15

    Is it Illegal to Breastfeed in Public in Salt Lake City?

    Is it Illegal to Breastfeed in Public in Salt Lake City?
    There has been debate growing over the last few years about whether it should be legal or not for women to breastfeed in public. Especially in more traditional and reserved places in the US, the thought of a woman nursing in public might…
  • Aug 14

    Using a Fake ID to Drink Could Lead to Drivers’ License Suspensions in Salt Lake City

    Using a Fake ID to Drink Could Lead to Drivers’ License Suspensions in Salt Lake City
    Many college students and young people use fake IDs to get alcohol before they turn 21. In many cases, this may seem like a victimless crime that doesn’t hurt anyone but yourself. However, these offenses are taken pretty seriously in…
Rank this Week: 1597

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Sep 6

    Nurse Arrested After Refusing to Draw Blood – What is the Law in Utah for DUI Blood Draws?

    Nurse Arrested After Refusing to Draw Blood – What is the Law in Utah for DUI Blood Draws?
    Since the police bodycam footage of the July 26th incident at a Salt Lake City hospital showing a police officer arresting a nurse has come forward, news outlets and social media posts have been discussing the laws surrounding consent for…
  • Aug 15

    Is it Illegal to Breastfeed in Public in Salt Lake City?

    Is it Illegal to Breastfeed in Public in Salt Lake City?
    There has been debate growing over the last few years about whether it should be legal or not for women to breastfeed in public. Especially in more traditional and reserved places in the US, the thought of a woman nursing in public might…
  • Aug 14

    Using a Fake ID to Drink Could Lead to Drivers’ License Suspensions in Salt Lake City

    Using a Fake ID to Drink Could Lead to Drivers’ License Suspensions in Salt Lake City
    Many college students and young people use fake IDs to get alcohol before they turn 21. In many cases, this may seem like a victimless crime that doesn’t hurt anyone but yourself. However, these offenses are taken pretty seriously in…
Rank this Week: 1496

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Sep 5

    Some Legal Options During DACApolypse

    Some Legal Options During DACApolypse
    Some legal options for Dreamers to start thinking about during #DACApolypse.I preface this by saying don't let up advocacy and working with allies on the ground, and in the halls of Congress. Ultimately we need our leaders to act. But…
  • Sep 5

    The Slow Killing of DACA

    The Slow Killing of DACA
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of #DACA today. Here is what that means (based on info we have now):If you have never filed for DACA, it's too late, as of today. You'll have to find another way to stay. There may be…
  • Jul 17

    New Green Card Application Is No Joke

    New Green Card Application Is No Joke
    When you apply for a green card (permanent residency) from inside the US, you have to show you are admissible as if you were outside the US trying to come in. It's on Form I-485, which used to be 6 pages long and would ask you all kinds of…
Rank this Week: 4578

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

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

    Gathering Evidence in a Los Angeles Criminal Case

    Gathering Evidence in a Los Angeles Criminal Case
    Regardless of which offense a person has been charged with, it will require some evidence gathering. What type of evidence you gather and the sources you consult with to gather the evidence will depend on the type of offense you have been…
  • Aug 25

    Factors that can Help Mitigate a Los Angeles Hit and Run Offense

    Factors that can Help Mitigate a Los Angeles Hit and Run Offense
    There are many different types of Hit and Run cases. Some involve injury, and some involve damage to property. Others involve just the driver of a vehicle, and some involve multiple passengers. Accordingly, there are many different ways to…
  • Aug 1

    How a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Can Be Crucial to your Criminal Case

    How a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Can Be Crucial to your Criminal Case
    There is a process to the criminal court. A person is not automatically found guilty of a crime and sentenced. There are many hurdles and protections given to each and every person through the United States Constitution so that their rights…
Rank this Week: 2482

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/
  • Sep 5

    DUI Wolf Pack Conducted in Pinellas County

    DUI Wolf Pack Conducted in Pinellas County
    The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, along with Clearwater Police, Gulfport Police, Largo Police, St. Pete Police, and Tarpon Springs Police, conducted a DUI Wolf Pack Sunday night. The DUI Wolf Pack was conducted throughout Pinellas…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3954

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Crime and Stigma: New Research Explores the Connection

    Crime and Stigma: New Research Explores the Connection
    The colonial Americans famously had their “scarlet letter” punishments, which marked and shamed the criminal. Today, the stigma of a conviction may be less vividly displayed, but it is no less real. Two interesting new…
Rank this Week: 2681

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Adams & Luka.

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

    What Can Happen if You Leave the Scene of an Accident?

    What Can Happen if You Leave the Scene of an Accident?
    I just got into a car accident and struck a person. I’m nervous and I don’t know what to do. What can happen to me if I just drive away? What will happen if I stop? This scenario can have serious consequences if you make the wrong…
  • Aug 31

    Did you get stopped by Clermont Police Officer Cecil Garrett?

    Did you get stopped by Clermont Police Officer Cecil Garrett?
    Image from orlandosentinel.com Officer Cecil Garrett was arrested on July 26, 2017, on five counts of perjury committed by false written declaration following a criminal investigation conducted by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement…
  • Aug 25

    What charges can I face if the police are called to my house for an argument or fight? 

    What charges can I face if the police are called to my house for an argument or fight? 
    I was just involved in an argument with my significant other. Things got out of control, and she is accusing me of hitting her. What can I expect to happen next? The term domestic violence encompasses many things, including any assault,…
Rank this Week: 1639

JKR Law

JKR Law

Covers criminal laws affecting California residents.

http://www.jkrlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 5

    THE MENTAL HEALTH COURT SYSTEM IN CALIFORNIA

    THE MENTAL HEALTH COURT SYSTEM IN CALIFORNIA
    CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL LAW: HOW THE MENTAL HEALTH COURT SYSTEM WORKS –Introduction Many people by now are pretty familiar with how the criminal court system works in California.  But many are not aware of what happens when someone who…
  • Jul 30

    CALIFORNIA STATE PAROLE BOARD GIVEN MORE DISCRETION TO GRANT PAROLE

    CALIFORNIA STATE PAROLE BOARD GIVEN MORE DISCRETION TO GRANT PAROLE
    CALIFORNIA STATE PAROLE BOARD GIVEN MORE DISCRETION TO GRANT PAROLE For years, members of the State Board of Parole Hearings could, and often would, deny prisoners early release based on their past, focusing solely on the criminal offense…
  • Jun 19

    CALIFORNIA BAIL SYSTEM REVAMP IN DISCUSSIONS IN SACRAMENTO

    CALIFORNIA BAIL SYSTEM REVAMP IN DISCUSSIONS IN SACRAMENTO
      California’s bail system is currently based on ability to pay, rather than risk posed.  Currently, when a person is arrested, bail is set according to a county fee schedule and depends on the seriousness of the alleged…
Rank this Week: 1408

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

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

    What it Means to Be a Registered Sex Offender in Michigan

    What it Means to Be a Registered Sex Offender in Michigan
    Some offenders who are convicted of sex crimes truly do commit horrendous acts; others may be found guilty regardless of whether they committed the crime based on testimony or weak evidence rather than scientific or “concrete”…
  • Jul 24

    Northern Michigan Priest Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault Involving Another Priest

    Northern Michigan Priest Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault Involving Another Priest
    Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to accuse someone of sexual assault in today’s society. Many who accuse others of sexual assault do so when they aren’t clear on what actually occurred due to the fact they were under the…
  • Jul 20

    Michigan Supreme Court Overturns People v. Alexander

    Michigan Supreme Court Overturns People v. Alexander
    In what looked like an impossible hurdle to climb, the law firm of Grabel and Associates shocked the state of Michigan by winning their second decision before the Michigan Supreme Court in less than a 3-week time span when the highest court…
Rank this Week: 4177