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Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Governor Rauner grants 10 petitions for executive clemency with authorization to expunge on June 30, 2017

    Governor Rauner grants 10 petitions for executive clemency with authorization to expunge on June 30, 2017
    Last Friday, June 30, 2017 Governor Rauner addressed another batch of Illinois clemency petitions, granting 10 pardons with authorization to expunge and denying 104. The pardons that were issued were for cases ranging in dates from 1981 to…
  • Apr 18

    Illinois Governor Rauner grants 5 clemency petitions on Good Friday, 2017

    Illinois Governor Rauner grants 5 clemency petitions on Good Friday, 2017
    In his 16th batch of clemency petition decisions since taking office in January of 2015, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner granted pardons authorizing expungement to five (5) individuals on April 14, 2017: one (1) individual was granted relief…
  • Apr 18

    Illinois Governor Rauner grants 5 clemency petitions on Good Friday, 2017

    Illinois Governor Rauner grants 5 clemency petitions on Good Friday, 2017
    In his 16th batch of clemency petition decisions since taking office in January of 2015, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner granted pardons authorizing expungement to five (5) individuals on April 14, 2017: one (1) individual was granted relief…
Rank this Week: 4325

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Covers criminal and traffic offenses in New Jersey. By Todd Palumbo.

http://essexcountynjcriminalattorneys.wordpress.com
  • Jul 7

    The Real Reason DWI in a School Zone Charges are so Problematic

    The Real Reason DWI in a School Zone Charges are so Problematic
    I’ve represented many people charged with DWI in a school zone under NJSA 39: 4 – 50.14. This charge alone carries significant penalties including at least a year loss of license. Of course there are the financial burdens…
  • Jun 3

    Charged with Refusal? The Ticket may be Incorrect

    Charged with Refusal? The Ticket may be Incorrect
    I’ve represented many clients charged with Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Breath Test. This ticket is usually accompanied by a DWI charge as well. Refusal charges are typically difficult to beat. I feel that I have better success than…
  • May 16

    Improper Turn Law New Jersey

    Improper Turn Law New Jersey
    Under New Jersey law, the following may constitute a “turn:” A turn at an intersection An entry into a driveway or private roadway A move to the right or left upon a roadway A deviation from a direct course A … Continue…
Rank this Week: 3996

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Testimonial Statements and the Confrontation Clause

    Testimonial Statements and the Confrontation Clause
    The 6th and 14th Amendments of the United State Constitution guarantee an accused party the right to “be confronted with the witnesses against him.” Meaning that if you are charged with a crime and proceed with trial, you have a…
  • Jun 30

    Can I get a different court appointed lawyer?

    Can I get a different court appointed lawyer?
    If charged with an offense and want to hire an attorney but can’t afford one you may qualify for a court appointed attorney. In some situations, you may not be happy with the court appointed attorney. But, it is unlikely that the court…
  • Jun 26

    New House Bill 3016 – Non disclosure of DWI’

    New House Bill 3016 – Non disclosure of DWI’
    Good news in the world of DWI’s has emerged from the 85th Texas Legislature. If certain criteria are met, now, it may be possible to file a petition for non-disclosure on DWI convictions. Texas House Bill 3016, Government Code 411.0731,…
Rank this Week: 1314

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
  • 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.…
  • Mar 9

    DWI laws, they are a changin’

    DWI laws, they are a changin’
    Utah lawmakers voted to lower the legal limit for a driver’s blood-alcohol from 0.08 to 0.05. If the Governor signs the bill, it would go into effect December 30, 2018. Utah would have the toughest drunk-driving laws in the USA. This…
Rank this Week: 2246

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/
  • 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…
  • May 18

    Pruning Back Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Legislation Already

    Pruning Back Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Legislation Already
    Massachusetts Marijuana Laws Marijuana has been legalized in Massachusetts for just a few months and legislators are already trying to prune back some of the provisions concerning the cultivation of marijuana, among other changes that could…
  • May 9

    An Out of State DUI Can Affect You Back Home in Massachusett

    An Out of State DUI Can Affect You Back Home in Massachusett
    Charged With DUI Out of State? Don’t Ignore It. Many Massachusetts residents are faced with the problem of being arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol while outside the state of Massachusetts.…
Rank this Week: 4129

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Jul 5

    AZ Traffic Law: Why You Should Ask for the Officer’s Note

    AZ Traffic Law: Why You Should Ask for the Officer’s Note
    Unless you were charged with criminal speeding and are facing serious penalties like jail time, it is often less expensive to simply pay the fines associated with minor traffic violations than it is to hire a criminal defense attorney to…
  • Jun 13

    Shoplifting Firearms in Arizona

    Shoplifting Firearms in Arizona
    Shoplifting is considered a theft crime in Arizona and comes with serious penalties. The consequences for shoplifting and other theft crimes depend largely on the monetary value of the items stolen. However, that is not the case when it comes…
  • May 15

    Can I be sentenced to jail if I can’t afford my court fine in Arizona?

    Can I be sentenced to jail if I can’t afford my court fine in Arizona?
    Yes, failure to pay the fines and court fees associated with being in the criminal justice system can lead to jail time. However, the courts do offer defendants an option to pay the fees in increments, but missed payments will lead to…
Rank this Week: 2025

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jul 3

    Avoiding a DUI this July 4

    Avoiding a DUI this July 4
    Although the message of not drinking and driving is a simple one, DUIs account for about 3,200 arrests each day throughout the United States. Additionally, about one third of those arrests are by repeat offenders. The OC Sheriff and local…
  • Jun 15

    Westminster Man who Downloaded More Child Pornography While on Bond is Sentenced

    Westminster Man who Downloaded More Child Pornography While on Bond is Sentenced
    Peter Herz, a 61-year old Westminster resident, pleaded guilty to a possession of child pornography charge in February. This offense is among many that are eligible for lifetime sex-offender registration. Before his arrest and incarceration,…
  • May 18

    Alaska Inmate’s Attorney Charged With Smuggling Drugs Into an Anchorage Jail

    Alaska Inmate’s Attorney Charged With Smuggling Drugs Into an Anchorage Jail
    A jailed inmate and his attorney are facing federal charges for a scheme to allegedly distribute drugs to an Anchorage Correctional Complex for sale between inmates, according to federal prosecutors. Kit Lee Karjala, a 54 year-old attorney…
Rank this Week: 2840

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 2

    July 4 message – An attack on the media is an attack on all of u

    July 4 message – An attack on the media is an attack on all of u
    This week, my friend, Brian Karem, editor of the Montgomery Sentinel and writer for Playboy, after months of abuse of the media by Trump, finally fought back. Calling out the President’s lies are not “fake news.”  The…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court travel ban ruling: A victory for Trump? – Not so fast

    Supreme Court travel ban ruling: A victory for Trump? – Not so fast
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled that the injunctions against enforcement of Trump’s travel ban, that had been upheld by the Fourth and Ninth Circuits would be upheld in part and reversed in part.  Trump claimed this was a…
  • Jun 10

    Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue

    Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue
    There can be no doubt after Trump’s bizarre press conference with the Romanian President yesterday, that the lunatics are running the asylum.  The only question is, when will enough honest and honorable Republicans admit this, take…
Rank this Week: 2689

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Pullan & Young.

http://www.conroecriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Jun 30

    Working and Being on Probation in Montgomery County Gets Harder

    Working and Being on Probation in Montgomery County Gets Harder
    If you are on a felony probation, deferred adjudication, or just on conditions of bond for a pending felony case in Montgomery County, your life has gotten a lot harder this year. Starting in January, the Montgomery County Probation Office…
  • Apr 21

    New Rules for Conditions of Bond in Montgomery County

    New Rules for Conditions of Bond in Montgomery County
    Facing felony criminal charges in Montgomery County has been increasingly difficult for defendants who have to deal with both the underlying charges and onerous conditions of bond. But things have recently gotten worse. The Montgomery County…
  • Feb 16

    The Pitfalls of Probation

    The Pitfalls of Probation
    It’s a common scene: a defense attorney sitting with a pile of paperwork balanced on his lap, his client next to him. The attorney takes each page in turn and reviews it with the client: the judgment, the stipulation of evidence, the…
Rank this Week: 1840

White Collar Crime News

White Collar Crime News

Covers white collar crime news. By Jef Henninger.

http://whitecollarcrimenews.com
  • Jun 29

    Health care fraud is becoming a major…

    Health care fraud is becoming a major issue.  The FBI has cracked down on health care fraud including but not limited to drug compounding.  Expect many people to be arrested.   If you have received a letter, you need to act…
  • Jun 28

    Conspiracy to steal federal funds attorney

    Conspiracy to steal federal funds attorney
    Conspiracy to steal federal funds has become a very hot topic in New Jersey with the arrests and continuing investigation in Lakewood.  Several people have already been arrested.  Many others appear to be under investigation.…
  • May 21

    Dallas, Texas EUO Lawyer

    Dallas, Texas EUO Lawyer
    Dallas, Texas EUO Lawyers An examination under oath can be both scary and confusing.  You should never go to one alone.  If you have been asked to participate in an examination under oath, otherwise known as an EUO you may have…
Rank this Week: 3878

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    DRYWALL POWDER LEFT FLORIDA MAN IN JAIL 90 DAYS

    DRYWALL POWDER LEFT FLORIDA MAN IN JAIL 90 DAYS
      DRYWALL POWDER WRONGFULLY DETERMINED TO BE COCAINE BY FLAWED FIELD TEST A Jacksonville.com story gives details into a tragic case in which an innocent man remained jailed for 90 days on suspicion of possession of cocaine.  The…
  • Jun 27

    POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO CAR BURGLARS ON DUVAL’S NORTHSIDE

    POLICE SEARCH FOR TWO CAR BURGLARS ON DUVAL’S NORTHSIDE
    BURGLARS UNIDENTIFIED AT PRESENT BUT A CLEAR VIDEO RECORDING EXISTS A recent News4Jax story is attempting to help catch to car burglars who were captured on home security surveillance system.  The report states that the car burglaries…
  • May 19

    FORMER CONGRESSMAN ANTHONY WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE

    FORMER CONGRESSMAN ANTHONY WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE
    FACES PRISON AND A LIFETIME OF SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION According to a recent article in the New York Times, former Democratic Congressman and New York City mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner has entered a guilty plea to a federal charge of…
Rank this Week: 422

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Jun 26

    A CASE OF THE TRICKY NATURE OF LEGAL ETHICS.

    A CASE OF THE TRICKY NATURE OF LEGAL ETHICS.
    A CASE OF THE TRICKY NATURE OF LEGAL ETHICS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., June 26, 2017. Last week, in In the Matter of Robert M.A. Nadeau, 2017 ME 121, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court suspended ex-York County Probate Judge Robert…
  • Jun 20

    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS.

    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS.
    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., June 20, 2017. 1. Adult Records Maine has no process for expunging criminal records.   As a general rule, once a person is convicted of a crime in Maine,…
  • May 18

    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY.

    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY.
    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., May 18, 2017. Rand Paul is reintroducing legislation in the U.S. Senate, to give federal judges increased “safety valve” discretion to…
Rank this Week: 3343

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers arrests, criminal appeals, drug offenses, federal crimes and searches and seizure in Texas. By Michael J. Brown.

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

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Jun 24

    Immigration Consequences For Non-Citizens Accused of a Crime

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

    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA

    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA
    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA Highlights of Post Police are required to get a search warrant before taking a blood sample from a motorist suspected of DWI. However, police are not required to get a search warrant to take a breath sample from a…
  • Jun 20

    UTAH v. STRIEFF

    UTAH v. STRIEFF
    UTAH v. STRIEFF The Supreme Court decided an interesting Fourth Amendment issue this morning: What to do when the only way police learn that a suspect has a valid arrest warrant and is in possession of narcotics is by first violating that…
Rank this Week: 2347

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Covers criminal defense topics, including DUI, checkpoints, and traffic tickets.

http://www.gigstadlaw.com/Criminal-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 23

    Robert Gigstad Named to 2017 List of Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Second Consecutive Year

    Robert Gigstad Named to 2017 List of Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Second Consecutive Year
    Gigstad Law Office, LLC is proud to announce that Firm Founder and Overland Park Criminal Defense Attorney Robert Gigstad has been named to the 2017 list of Rising Stars℠ by Missouri / Kansas Super Lawyers® Magazine! Considered one…
  • Oct 7

    New Breath Testing Device Introduced in Kansa

    New Breath Testing Device Introduced in Kansa
    The CMI Intoxilyzer 9000 was introduced in the state of Kansas as a new device for breath testing. Attorney Robert Gigstad recently attended a course on breath testing and the Intoxilyzer 9000, where attendees were educated on proper training…
  • May 19

    Attorney Robert C. Gigstad Selected for Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Star

    Attorney Robert C. Gigstad Selected for Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Star
    Gigstad Law Office, LLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Robert C. Gigstad has been honored by Kansas Super Lawyers this year. For his outstanding work in the DUI defense and criminal defense arenas, Attorney Gigstad has been included in…
Rank this Week: 3315

Collin County Criminal Attorney…

Collin County Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Texas criminal law and criminal defense. By Derk A. Wadas.

http://www.thecollincountyattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 3469

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Bill Mange. Covers Texas criminal defense.

http://www.criminal-attorney-austin-texas.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    What Is The Difference Between A DWI And A DUI In Texas?

    What Is The Difference Between A DWI And A DUI In Texas?
    “DWI” and “DUI” do not mean the same thing in Texas. “DWI” means an intoxicated person was operating a motor vehicle in a public place. “Intoxicated” means: 1) not having the normal use of…
  • Jun 22

    The Police Didn’t Read Me My Right

    The Police Didn’t Read Me My Right
    The police didn’t read me my rights. Will I get some benefit out of that? Sometimes, but usually not. Here’s why: if an officer arrests you and interrogates you, he’s supposed to read you your rights. But the officers…
  • Jun 2

    How You Can Help Your DWI Case

    How You Can Help Your DWI Case
    Complete the Travis County Counseling and Education Services Evaluation Like a lot of people, you may want more than to just understand your situation. You want to do something. You may feel that sitting and waiting and feeling anxious…
Rank this Week: 1511

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1350

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
  • Jun 10

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For
    The phone is ringing again, but you don’t pick up because you’re pretty sure who it is: that collection agency that’s been chasing you for overdue credit card or loan payments. You offered to do a payment arrangement, but…
Rank this Week: 3504

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Jun 19

    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension!

    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension!
    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension! John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law recently ... The post Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension! appeared…
  • Jun 17

    96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation

    96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation
      96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys ... The post 96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation appeared first on Weiland…
  • Jun 16

    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket

    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket
    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law ... The post 90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket appeared first on Weiland…
Rank this Week: 3293

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.boanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned

    What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned
    Life is complicated and frustrating enough when you’re charged with a crime without having to worry about all the costs. When you add in the unknown of what legal fees... The post What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned…
  • May 30

    Defending a DUI Charge

    Defending a DUI Charge
    You should never take a DUI arrest lightly. Even a conviction on a misdemeanor DUI charge can result in you having to pay steep fines and spend time in jail.... The post Defending a DUI Charge appeared first on Whitney S. Boan, P.A..
  • May 12

    What is the difference between robbery and burglary?

    What is the difference between robbery and burglary?
    Some people use the terms robbery and burglary interchangeably but the terms actually refer to different crimes and each has its own legal definition and penalties. Robbery and burglary are... The post What is the difference between robbery…
Rank this Week: 1883

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Reports on new Texas criminal laws, statutes, and current trials in the news.

http://www.dfwcriminallawyer.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2245

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal defense and DUI law. By Hoffman & Associates.

http://www.losangelesduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Do the Courts or the DMV Issue a License Suspension Following a Los Angeles DUI Arrest?

    Do the Courts or the DMV Issue a License Suspension Following a Los Angeles DUI Arrest?
    The Los Angeles Criminal Courts and the Los Angeles Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) are two completely separate entities. Each has their own restrictions on issuing consequences of a DUI arrest, and each follows their own standards and…
  • Jun 8

    The Benefits of Hiring a Los Angeles DUI Lawyer to handle your Los Angeles DUI

    The Benefits of Hiring a Los Angeles DUI Lawyer to handle your Los Angeles DUI
    If you have been arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, you have not yet been charged or convicted. This is a very important distinction. When you are arrested, it is only because officers believe there may be enough evidence…
  • Apr 20

    Attacking Probable Cause in a Los Angeles DUI Case

    Attacking Probable Cause in a Los Angeles DUI Case
    If you have been stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, there are certain things you need to be aware of. In order for an officer to arrest you for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or…
Rank this Week: 4869

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Jun 15

    State v. Rosario – New Search and Seizure Decision on Field Inquiries and Investigative Detention

    State v. Rosario – New Search and Seizure Decision on Field Inquiries and Investigative Detention
    The New Jersey Supreme Court decided State v. Rosario on June 6, 2017.  The case is important because, among other things, it discusses and distinguishes between the two most common types of police-citizen encounters, which are field…
  • Jun 14

    Child Pornography Cases Present Unique Technological and Procedural Issue

    Child Pornography Cases Present Unique Technological and Procedural Issue
    Law enforcement agencies that investigate child pornography cases face special technological challenges when tracking the distribution of contraband on the Internet, and then in building a case against a specific defendant.  A case in…
  • Jun 6

    Every Police Officer Must Receive Training to Deal With the Mentally Ill

    Every Police Officer Must Receive Training to Deal With the Mentally Ill
    On October 18, 2016, NYPD Sergeant Hugh Barry responded to the home of Deborah Danner in the Bronx.  Barry found Danner, a diagnosed schizophrenic, holding a pair of scissors and experiencing a mental health crisis.  He persuaded…
Rank this Week: 2306

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2275

Illinois DUI Law Blog

Illinois DUI Law Blog

Covers the ever changing landscape of Illinois DUI Law. By Steven H. Fagan.

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

    Will Aggravated Speeding be the new DUI in Illinois?

    Will Aggravated Speeding be the new DUI in Illinois?
    Is Aggravated Speeding doomed to be the new Illinois DUI?Many shake their heads in disbelief. It might seem bizarre, but in Illinois Aggravated Speeding is a crime.What's more, while Illinois criminal penalties begin with Class C…
  • May 10

    Chicago DUI roadblocks are targeting low-income neighborhoods light on DUI? Find out why.

    Chicago DUI roadblocks are targeting low-income neighborhoods light on DUI? Find out why.
    Chicago DUI roadblocks are targeting low-income Black and Latino neighborhoods, where the actual known incidence of DUI is low, compared to several more affluent neighborhoods. This isn't just more of my typical anti-roadblock screed. This is…
  • May 23

    Proposed Illinois DUI law to allow those with lifetime DUI revocation a permit fail

    Proposed Illinois DUI law to allow those with lifetime DUI revocation a permit fail
    A common-sense effort for a solution to a real problem has eluded the Illinois legislature yet again, most likely because of fear.Representative Elaine Neikritz proposed legislation that would have allowed a carefully Restricted Driving…
Rank this Week: 3144

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Jun 8

    Can I pick the test I take after a DUI arrest

    Can I pick the test I take after a DUI arrest
    Who gets to pick the test administered in a DUI arrest? The short answer is it depends. Let assume some hypothetical facts. First, the drivers is arrested, Georgia Implied Consent rights are read and the Officer designates either a…
  • Jun 6

    No right to an independent test if police get a warrant for blood

    No right to an independent test if police get a warrant for blood
    Hynes v. States, A17A0633, May 31, 2017. James Hynes was charged with failure to maintain lane, DUI less safe, and DUI per se. Hynes filed a motion to suppress the results of a blood test obtained pursuant to a search warrant for the failure…
  • May 5

    When you say I will only take a blood test in a Georgia DUI

    When you say I will only take a blood test in a Georgia DUI
    Imagine a hypothetical, a driver is arrested for DUI in Georgia, Georgia Implied Consent is read and the Officer designates a breath test.  When the Intoxilyzer 9000 is set up, the driver states that he will not take a breath test but…
Rank this Week: 3200

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Features the story of the life, times and tribulations of a Trial Attorney in Paradise.

http://808crime.com/blog/
  • Jun 2

    The Landsberg Law Office celebrates six successful years in criminal defense

    The Landsberg Law Office celebrates six successful years in criminal defense
    The Landsberg Law Office Roast Beef Sandwich. Being Santa Claus. Sponsoring comedy shows. Guest hosting the Power104.3 morning drive. Surf Contests. Rising Star awards. Giving Lectures. Teaching classes  Penthouse office. Glass elevator.…
  • Jun 2

    The Landsberg Law Office celebrates six successful years in criminal defense

    The Landsberg Law Office celebrates six successful years in criminal defense
    The Landsberg Law Office Roast Beef Sandwich. Being Santa Claus. Sponsoring comedy shows. Guest hosting the Power104.3 morning drive. Surf Contests. Rising Star awards. Giving Lectures. Teaching classes  Penthouse office. Glass elevator.…
  • Sep 26

    How to install the ignition interlock

    How to install the ignition interlock
    Getting a DUI is no fun, but one of the worst penalties that you may be subject to is a license suspension. The license exception is generally at a minimum a year, and the license suspension is absolute, meaning no exceptions for work or…
Rank this Week: 2583

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
Rank this Week: 769

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 30

    Defenses in Tiger Woods’ DUI Prescription drugs arrest

    Defenses in Tiger Woods’ DUI Prescription drugs arrest
    Tiger Woods was charged with DUI drugs in Florida.  According to the CNN news report, there was evidence of fresh damage to his car, he was found asleep at the wheel and failed field sobriety tests.  Woods did submit to a breath…
  • May 22

    Has Uber Really Lowered DUI Rates Across the Country?

    Has Uber Really Lowered DUI Rates Across the Country?
    Recent studies have started to surface in regards to the number of OUI’s now that Uber has become a popular ride-sharing service. Uber operates in many cities across the country and has become increasingly more popular over the last…
  • May 18

    SJC addresses whether Third Offense OUI can result in detention without bail under the Dangerousness statute of Chapter 58A

    SJC addresses whether Third Offense OUI can result in detention without bail under the Dangerousness statute of Chapter 58A
    The Massachusetts Supreme Court will soon decide the case of Commonwealth v. Dayton, which raises the issue of whether an individual charged with an OUI third offense can be held as a danger to the community. The dangerousness statute of…
Rank this Week: 4627

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

Covers the Confrontation Clause and developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). By University of Michigan Law Professor Richard D. Friedman.

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

    An issue to be resolved: The treatment of autopsy report

    An issue to be resolved: The treatment of autopsy report
    This blog has remained dormant for some time, it part because I have been distracted by other work and in part because there haven't been all that many developments that I have thought are worth reporting on.  But I will try to begin…
  • Dec 23

    Third petition on surrogate expert

    Third petition on surrogate expert
    Tim Provis, counsel for the petitioner in Roalson v. Wisconsin, No. 15-6037, which presents an issue similar to Griep and Katso, has kindly provided me with copies of the papers on cert.  Here are links to the Petition, the State's Brief…
  • Nov 25

    New cert petitions on the "expert witness end-run"

    New cert petitions on the "expert witness end-run"
    At least two cert petitions are currently before the Supreme Court on the question of whether, or when, a prosecution may present the substance of an out-of-court testimonial statement through an in-court witness who bases an opinion in part…
Rank this Week: 2146

DWI Defense in Louisiana

DWI Defense in Louisiana

Covers DWI/DUI. By James Bates.

http://jamesbatesdwilaw.com/articles/
  • May 30

    Inaccuracies with DWI Drugs Testing

    Inaccuracies with DWI Drugs Testing
    Being arrested for a DUI in Louisiana is intimidating. If you have a DUI drugs charge pending, you may be scared to participate in a trial. You may falsely believe that pleading guilty to a crime you didn’t commit is your only option.…
  • Aug 25

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.
    We successfully defended a client recently who allegedly blew a .16 after being stopped at a DWI checkpoint. The Louisiana Supreme Court has established specific requirements for a DWI checkpoint to comply with an citizen’s United…
  • Aug 25

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.
    We successfully defended a client recently who allegedly blew a .16 after being stopped at a DWI checkpoint. The Louisiana Supreme Court has established specific requirements for a DWI checkpoint to comply with an citizen’s United…
Rank this Week: 2228

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: 3815

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • May 28

    The Lumer Law Group

    The Lumer Law Group
    In September 2013, I co-founded Lumer & Neville, a small civil rights and criminal defense firm in New York City. We had some real successes and met all of my personal goals and targets. But life is is not static and things change. Which…
  • Jan 24

    Alan Newton and New York's Flexible Principles of Justice

    Alan Newton and New York's Flexible Principles of Justice
    When he ran for mayor, Bill de Blasio made a point of talking about doing what was right and what was just. Based on these basic principles, our mayor-to-be promised to reform the NYPD's Stop and Frisk program and settle the Central Park Five…
  • Dec 6

    Laquan McDonald: Same Old, Same Old

    Laquan McDonald: Same Old, Same Old
    Cook County Coroner's illustration of Laquan McDonald's wounds -- courtesy of the New RepublicWhen I began this blog, I was enthusiastic about the forum and set aside the energy and time to write. As the months passed, I have found it…
Rank this Week: 2302

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Beginners Guide to Medical Marijuana in Arizona

    Beginners Guide to Medical Marijuana in Arizona
    In 2010, the state of Arizona passed Proposition 203 which legalized the possession and use of marijuana for Arizona residents with certain medical conditions such as cancer, seizures and HIV and many more.   Having a medical marijuana…
  • Oct 19

    Myths About Shoplifting

    Myths About Shoplifting
    Shoplifting in Arizona is a crime with serious penalties, including potential fines and jail time. In addition to the criminal charges, shoplifters can be sued by merchants in civil court to recover damages as well. If you are facing a…
  • Oct 19

    Myths About Shoplifting

    Myths About Shoplifting
    Shoplifting in Arizona is a crime with serious penalties, including potential fines and jail time. In addition to the criminal charges, shoplifters can be sued by merchants in civil court to recover damages as well. If you are facing a…
Rank this Week: 3348

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 21

    California DMV’s Physical and Mental Evaluation or P & M Hearing

    California DMV’s Physical and Mental Evaluation or P & M Hearing
    My criminal defense practice is almost exclusively in the area of drunk driving. However, I have had a few DUI cases were my client was able to prevail at the DMV APS Hearing, just to receive another notice of suspension from the DMV because…
Rank this Week: 2871

Puerto Rico Association of…

Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Covers appellate practice, Apprendi, bifurcation, capital cases, civil rights, confrontation clause, evidence, and more.

http://pracdl.typepad.com/pracdl/
  • May 22

    Seminar, "Ethical considerations and Objections for Closing Arguments"

    Seminar, "Ethical considerations and Objections for Closing Arguments"
    PRACDL INVITES YOU TO ATTEND: "Ethical considerations and Objections for Closing Arguments" BY: Juan E. Milanés, Esq. DATE: Wednesday, June 1st, 2017 At 4:00 P.M The number of the Courtroom to be used will be provided later
  • Mar 4

    Ethics Seminar on March 22, 2017 At 4pm

    Ethics Seminar on March 22, 2017 At 4pm
    PRACDL INVITES YOU TO ATTEND: “How to Avoid Ethical Complaints in Criminal Practice” BY MANUEL SAN JUAN, Esq. DATE: WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2013 At 4:00 P.M. As soon as we have the Courtroom #, We will Inform You PLEASE SEPARATE THIS…
  • Oct 11

    PRACDL & FPD Training for the Federal Criminal Practitioner

    PRACDL & FPD Training for the Federal Criminal Practitioner
    PRACDL and the Federal Public Defender's Office for the District of Puerto Rico will be holding a training session on October 28, 2014, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm (registration starts at 12:30 pm) at United States District Court, Courtroom 3. The…
Rank this Week: 831

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3391

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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 26

    Massachusetts Alcohol Breath Test Machines Between 2012-2014 Ruled Unreliable

    Massachusetts Alcohol Breath Test Machines Between 2012-2014 Ruled Unreliable
    In response to the challenge to alcohol breath test results involving the Alcotest 9510, a Massachusetts judge has recently ruled that the BAT results for yielded by this machine for the period between June 2012 and September 2014 are…
  • Dec 16

    Ambulance or EMT Records Ruled Admissible in Massachusetts OUI/DUI Trial

    Ambulance or EMT Records Ruled Admissible in Massachusetts OUI/DUI Trial
    The defendant in Commonwealth v. Palacios claimed that the ambulance records should not have been admitted against her at his OUI/DUI trial and that references to her intoxication should have been redacted.  The Massachusetts Appeals…
Rank this Week: 3112

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orlando Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Adams & Luka.

http://www.orlandocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 15

    Will Florida’s New Medical Marijuana Law Allow a Person to Possess Marijuana If They Are Sick?

    Will Florida’s New Medical Marijuana Law Allow a Person to Possess Marijuana If They Are Sick?
    Voters in Florida recently passed an amendment to the Florida Constitution, known as the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, legalizing medical marijuana within the state. Medical marijuana is no different in substance from…
  • Apr 30

    Should I Let Police Search My Phone or Computer If Under Investigation for Cyberstalking?

    Should I Let Police Search My Phone or Computer If Under Investigation for Cyberstalking?
    No! No! No! The police may say to you if you let us just look atyour phone and download some information we will let you go. This is a lie – they want to gather evidence against you to arrest you. The police can lie to you to get…
  • Mar 27

    Why Video Voyeurism is on the Rise

    Why Video Voyeurism is on the Rise
    From 2004-2009 there were only two convictions for video voyeurism in Orange County, Florida; by 2014 the number raised to 10.  Increased use of smartphones with photo and video capabilities as well as the commercial availability of…
Rank this Week: 1672

Washington Gun Rights Lawyer Blog

Washington Gun Rights Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Rainier Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.washingtongunrightslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2423

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/
Rank this Week: 4763

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 10

    Anniversarie

    Anniversarie
    I got a notice recently that in a few weeks will be the 35th anniversary of the day I was sworn into the Bar as a lawyer.  Also, I decided to look back at the history of this little blog, and discovered that soon after my 35th Bar…
  • May 3

    Why it is Difficult to Win a Criminal Appeal: the Harmless Error Rule

    Why it is Difficult to Win a Criminal Appeal: the Harmless Error Rule
    Here at beloved K&L we do a fair number of appeals in criminal cases, mostly in federal court but occasionally in the state court system. Winning an appeal in a criminal case is always hard, it takes lots of work to understand what…
  • Mar 13

    Federal Criminal Cases Dismissed: Some Thought

    Federal Criminal Cases Dismissed: Some Thought
    My law partner Carl and I represent lots of people who are charged with federal crimes, both here in Atlanta and throughout the country.  Each of us recently had cases where we believed that our clients were innocent.  In each case,…
Rank this Week: 1065

The South Carolina Law Blawg

The South Carolina Law Blawg

Covers family law, criminal defense, personal injury law, employment law, and business law in South Carolina. By Futeral & Nelson, LLC.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/charleston-lawyers-blog/
  • May 9

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As family law attorneys in Charleston, SC, we've been asked whether South Carolina is a community property state. The short answer is "no." However, South Carolina is called an…
  • Apr 11

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As personal injury attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, we order medical records and medical bills in just about every automobile accident or injury case we have. In this article,…
  • Mar 25

    How to Get a Beginner’s Permit or Driver’s License in South Carolina

    How to Get a Beginner’s Permit or Driver’s License in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC One of the most exciting times of a teenager’s life is when he or she gets a driver’s license. This might also be one of the scariest times of a parent’s life! A teenager…
Rank this Week: 1396

Jessica Towne, PC Blog

Jessica Towne, PC Blog

Covers DUI news.

http://lawtowne.com/blog/
  • May 8

    GA Alcohol DUIs Down, Drug DUIs Up?

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

    Happy 420 Day

    Happy 420 Day
    If you’ve ever wondered what exactly 420 means, listen to Episode 64 of Criminal podcast. And here’s a few hints:…
  • Oct 4

    ALS Hearing

    ALS Hearing
    The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) has the right to suspend or revoke your drivers’ license while criminal (usually…
Rank this Week: 2814