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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Nov 21

    Thanksgiving (End of Year) Site New

    Thanksgiving (End of Year) Site New
    It's been days since our last open thread, and my next thread will be next one. It's right around the corner. This one got so long and specific, I am limiting comments to the topic under discussion. For those of you who view Talkeft site…
  • Nov 20

    NYT Reporter Latest to Fall, Where is the Investigation of Trump?

    NYT Reporter Latest to Fall, Where is the Investigation of Trump?
    Glenn Thrush has been suspended from the New York Times and will be entering an in-patient alcohol treatment program, following a Vox expose of his conduct with young female reporters. The report has copies of text messages between Glenn and…
  • Nov 16

    Sen. Al Franken Gets A Groping Allegation of His Own

    Sen. Al Franken Gets A Groping Allegation of His Own
    Leeann Tweeden, a Los Angeles reporter has issued a statement detailing a pretty disgusting encounter with Al Franken in 2006. Franken was not a Senator at the time. The story ends with a photo of him grabbing her breasts while she's asleep…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Sentence in Modification Fraud

    Sentence in Modification Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ana Maritza Gomez, 45, Hyattsville, Maryland, was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud arising from a scheme to defraud victims…
  • Oct 16

    Former Settlement Agent Convicted in Refinancing Fraud

    Former Settlement Agent Convicted in Refinancing Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark Andreotti, 46, Wyckoff, New Jersey, a former settlement agent, was convicted at trial on charges related to the refinancing of properties in Bergen and Morris Counties, New Jersey.  Andreotti was found guilty on…
  • Oct 16

    Mortgage Fraud Tactics in Bridge Financing Case

    Mortgage Fraud Tactics in Bridge Financing Case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. David T. Odom, 53, Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for a wire fraud conspiracy arising from a scheme to defraud lenders in order to…
Rank this Week: 3

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    For Illinois Sex Offenders, Six Years Can Turn Into Life In Prison

    For Illinois Sex Offenders, Six Years Can Turn Into Life In Prison
    11-19-17 Illinois: The Rockford native committed a sex crime, and in order to get out of prison he has to meet the state’s long list of rigid parole requirements for those convicted of predatory criminal sexual assault. He could remain…
  • Nov 9

    Accused child molester plunges to death trying to escape angry parent

    Accused child molester plunges to death trying to escape angry parent
    11-9-17 New York A Queens man was accused of molesting two kids at a children’s birthday party — and then wound up dead on the pavement hours later. Edgar Collaguazo, 44, plunged to his death from a fourth-floor apartment inside a…
  • Oct 28

    South Carolina Sets Rules for Sex Offenders on Halloween

    South Carolina Sets Rules for Sex Offenders on Halloween
    Other than fear mongering there is no known issue connecting former sex offenders with Halloween 10-28-17 South Carolina: COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is requiring many sex offenders to stay inside their own homes during prime…
Rank this Week: 17

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 24

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Nov 17

    Almost No One Makes Money in MLM

    Almost No One Makes Money in MLM
    Nothing ever changes in multi-level marketing. Even when it looks like the government is taking action against a company like Herbalife, other MLMs continue with business as usual. Almost everyone loses money in MLM. Which means almost no one…
  • Nov 15

    Financial Statement Fraud: The Damage Inflicted

    Financial Statement Fraud: The Damage Inflicted
    Financial statement fraud impacts any person or organization that has a financial interest in the success or failure of a company. A manipulation of the company’s reported earnings or assets can affect a bank that extends credit to the…
  • Nov 14

    FInancial Statement Fraud: How It Is Done

    FInancial Statement Fraud: How It Is Done
    Financial statement fraud happens is one of the most costly types of fraud. It is a significant problem because people inside and outside the company rely on the information provided in the financial statements. They assess the financial…
Rank this Week: 25

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 38

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 42

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 60

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Nov 21

    "Carpenter v. United States and the positive law model"

    "Carpenter v. United States and the positive law model"
    Will Baude has this interesting post at The Volokh Conspiracy, applying the theory he and James Stern offered in the Harvard Law Review to this particular controversy. In part: Many people, and I suspect quite a few of the justices,...
  • Nov 21

    "ACLU Poll: Majority of Americans, Including Trump Voters, Say Prison Population Should Be Reduced"

    "ACLU Poll: Majority of Americans, Including Trump Voters, Say Prison Population Should Be Reduced"
    From Reason, via the NACDL news scan: In a statement, Udi Ofer, ACLU's deputy national political director, said the poll "demonstrates near-consensus support for criminal justice reform, including reducing the prison population,…
  • Nov 21

    "Mueller Asks Judge Whether Rick Gates Attorney Has Conflict"

    "Mueller Asks Judge Whether Rick Gates Attorney Has Conflict"
    From Bloomberg: Rick Gates, the political consultant accused of money laundering with Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has a longstanding personal and business relationship with a California man accused of fraud, prosecutors said.…
Rank this Week: 67

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Nov 21

    Short Take: The “T” Word

    Short Take: The “T” Word
    What would the FCC say about it? “Hey guys, I am just going to have you leave. You said a couple words that break FCC violations,” the manager says, according to the video, which appears to be lightly edited for time. “And…
  • Nov 21

    Twist And Shout: Making Consent More Meaningle

    Twist And Shout: Making Consent More Meaningle
    When an academic comes up with an idea so utterly inane and ridiculous, no one knows about it unless Real Peer Review reveals the folly. But these aren’t ordinary time, and so Indiana lawprof Jennifer Drobac gets to offer her modest…
  • Nov 21

    Pride of Ownership

    Pride of Ownership
    In some respects, doing business successfully is simple. When revenues exceed expenses, you get profit. Make a profit and you’ve got a viable business. Make a sufficient profit to make the effort worthwhile and you stay in…
Rank this Week: 71

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 96

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 104

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    The amazing lengths the Texas CCA will go to ignore police misconduct and uphold dubious conviction

    The amazing lengths the Texas CCA will go to ignore police misconduct and uphold dubious conviction
    Here's a crazy case out of Harris County: The Government-Always-Wins faction on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals wrangled a four-member plurality on a habeas corpus writ to overturn the trial court's recommendation and uphold a…
  • Nov 20

    Evaluating criticisms of risk-assessments in bail reform

    Evaluating criticisms of risk-assessments in bail reform
    Risk assessments have always been part of the justice system in some form or fashion. But until recently, there was little if any transparency surrounding them. Instead, they involved some unknown process that goes on in a prosecutor's mind,…
  • Nov 19

    Lege to study what 'gaps in services' contribute to recidivism of young offender

    Lege to study what 'gaps in services' contribute to recidivism of young offender
    The Texas House Corrections Committee received several "interim charges" recently, including one directing them to study:current Texas criminal justice system policies and practices regarding 17- to 25-year-olds, specific to probation,…
Rank this Week: 116

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Nov 21

    "Assessing and Responding to the Recent Homicide Rise in the United States"

    "Assessing and Responding to the Recent Homicide Rise in the United States"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new report coming from the National Institute of Justice and authored by Richard Rosenfeld, Shytierra Gaston, Howard Spivak and Seri Irazola. Here is the full executive summary: Big-city…
  • Nov 21

    Senator Mike Lee explains how "conservative approach to lawmaking" drives his advocacy for federal sentencing reform

    Senator Mike Lee explains how "conservative approach to lawmaking" drives his advocacy for federal sentencing reform
    Pew's Public Safety Performance Project has this notable new Q&A with Mike Lee under the subheading "A U.S. senator and former assistant U.S. attorney discusses crime and punishment, and how his views on both have changed." I…
  • Nov 21

    "Justice at Last for the Youngest Inmates?"

    "Justice at Last for the Youngest Inmates?"
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this New York Times editorial about juve LWOP sentencing that starts with another question and answer: "How many times does the Supreme Court have to repeat itself before...
Rank this Week: 144

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

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

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt

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

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

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

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

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
    Domestic Assault and Battery and Deportation Any experienced criminal defense attorney will tell you that if you charged with domestic assault and battery and you are not a citizen you are at risk of being deported. That risk has increased…
Rank this Week: 137

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Nov 21

    Florida's Single-Juror Veto Law Causes Another Miscarriage of Justice

    Florida's Single-Juror Veto Law Causes Another Miscarriage of Justice
    A quadruple murderer whom 11 out of 12 jurors believed should be executed has been let off with life in prison due to the state's ill-conceived single-juror veto law.  AP reports (emphasis added):NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. -  A Florida…
  • Nov 21

    U.S. Asks SCOTUS For Travel Ban Stay

    U.S. Asks SCOTUS For Travel Ban Stay
    Back in September, the 90-day travel ban on immigration from six particularly problematic countries expired, and in October the Supreme Court dismissed the challenges to the ban as moot.  See posts of September 24, September 26, October…
  • Nov 21

    FedSoc Convention Video/Audio

    FedSoc Convention Video/Audio
    The video and audio recordings of the Federalist Society's 2017 Annual Lawyers Convention are now available here.  The Criminal Law Practice Group's panel was Thursday at 3:30.  The address by Attorney General Sessions was Friday at…
Rank this Week: 160

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

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

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 149

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 156

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Jan 7

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter
    The leader of a 2004 coup that toppled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and who had been wanted for more than a decade by U.S. authorities, was charged on Friday in the United States with engaging in drug trafficking and money…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
Rank this Week: 155

The Briefcase

The Briefcase

Comments on Ohio law with an emphasis on criminal law. By Russ Bensing.

http://www.briefcase8.com/
  • Feb 28

    Friday Roundup

    Friday Roundup
    Big news from SCOTUS.  Not really.  The Potamac Nine did come down with a decision in a criminal case, Fernandez v. California.  The Highly Abbreviated Version of What Went Down:  the cops arrested Fernandez at his home,…
  • Feb 27

    My latest experiences with the burning bush

    My latest experiences with the burning bush
    I do a lot of appeals -- over 150, my BFF Lexis tells me -- and I'm constantly amazed at how much I still learn.  I've had two recent epiphanies.  The first is that the best time to start practicing for oral argument is just before…
  • Feb 26

    An unlikely story

    An unlikely story
    Every trial is a story.  The prosecution has a story.  The defense has a story.  Oftentimes, the defense story is nothing more than that the prosecution hasn't proved their story beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution's…
Rank this Week: 147

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    The Russian Probe, Paul Manafort, and Moving Up the Ladder

    The Russian Probe, Paul Manafort, and Moving Up the Ladder
    Much has already been written about the F.B.I.'s predawn raid, earlier this week, of the home of former Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort.  And much has been speculated about the reasons why the feds utilized a search warrant,…
  • Feb 19

    AMERICAN JURY TRIALS

    AMERICAN JURY TRIALS
    Today, I simply wanted to write about the role of the jury in the American criminaljustice system.  After more than 38 years as a criminal lawyer, including 26 years as a former prosecutor, and since then, over 12 years as a criminal…
  • Mar 20

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year
    [Photo of Kevin Trudeau from Wikipedia]     Did you hear the news about the sentencing of former television informercial spokesman Kevin Trudeau?  According to published news reports, Trudeau has beensentenced to…
Rank this Week: 188

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    " I CAN'T AFFORD A LAWYER ANYHOW "

    " I CAN'T AFFORD A LAWYER ANYHOW "
    The second DCA issued a nice decision in Noh v. State in which the court found that in response to the Miranda warnings, the defendant's statement " I can't afford a lawyer anyhow" without any further response by the officer that the court…
  • Nov 18

    WHEN WILL THE OTHER SHOE DROP?

    WHEN WILL THE OTHER SHOE DROP?
    Hollywood. Congress. Liberal Senators and even TED talks conferences for goodness sakes... have all been roiled by accusations by women of unwanted sexual advances by men. When will the shoe drop here?Take one powerful and experienced…
  • Nov 15

    BILL SUROWIEC HAS PASSED AWAY

    BILL SUROWIEC HAS PASSED AWAY
    Former long time assistant public defender Bill Surowiec, who had since retired, passed away this week.  This is sad news.Bill was a part of the fabric of the REGJB for many many years. He was a fixture and a friendly face that we would…
Rank this Week: 201

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    *Update* Multiple Crashes Westbound Interstate 84 around milepost 196

    *Update* Multiple Crashes Westbound Interstate 84 around milepost 196
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Nov 21

    Multiple Crashes Westbound Interstate 84 around milepost 196

    Multiple Crashes Westbound Interstate 84 around milepost 196
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Nov 19

    ** Update ** Crash Blocking in Jerome County

    ** Update ** Crash Blocking in Jerome County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 243

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Nov 21

    Suing on the Shoulders of Other

    Suing on the Shoulders of Other
    Suzanne Lenon & Danielle Peers, ‘Wrongful’ Inheritance: Race, Disability and Sexuality in Cramblett v. Midwest Sperm Bank, 25 Feminist Legal Stud. 141 (2017). Robert Leckey While few seriously hold up litigating as a path to…
  • Nov 20

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!
    Michael Kagan, Rebecca D. Gill & Fatma E. Marouf, Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Courts of Appeals, 106 Georgetown L. J. (forthcoming, 2017). Gabriel "Jack" Chin Professors Kagan, Gill and Marouf have identified a remarkable gap in…
  • Nov 20

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!
    Michael Kagan, Rebecca D. Gill & Fatma E. Marouf, Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Courts of Appeals, 106 Georgetown L. J. (forthcoming, 2017). Gabriel "Jack" Chin Professors Kagan, Gill and Marouf have identified a remarkable gap in…
Rank this Week: 244

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Nov 16

    Senator Robert Menendez Jury Hangs: Mistrial Declared

    Senator Robert Menendez Jury Hangs: Mistrial Declared
    Here is a story from Max Greenwood of The Hill and another from Bill Wichert of Law 360. Make no mistake about it, this was a great and hard-fought victory for Menendez's lead defense attorneys Abbe Lowell and Raymond Brown...
  • Nov 13

    Special Counsels Are Sometimes Necessary

    Special Counsels Are Sometimes Necessary
    Andrew McCarthy at National Review Online compares the aggressiveness of Special Counsel Bob Mueller's Russia collusion investigation to the disgraceful kid gloves DOJ-FBI treatment of Mrs. Clinton and her email server. He is right on all…
  • Nov 9

    Fox News Reports Veselnitskaya Fusion GPS Connection

    Fox News Reports Veselnitskaya Fusion GPS Connection
    Fox News is reporting here that a co-founder of Fusion GPS met with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya both before and after her June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr., Jaren Kushner, Paul Manafort, and others. The Trump...
Rank this Week: 229

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Nov 8

    2 New Laws Could Help You Prove Your Innocence After Being Found Guilty (PC 1473)

    2 New Laws Could Help You Prove Your Innocence After Being Found Guilty (PC 1473)
    Innocent people are convicted of crimes far too often. Ed Easley is one of those people. In 1993, Easley was convicted of molesting a 7-year-old girl. He served eight years in prison, five more on probation, and was required to register as a…
  • Oct 30

    California Passes Prison Reform to Help Old and Young Inmate

    California Passes Prison Reform to Help Old and Young Inmate
    California has been dealing with the issue of prison overcrowding for the past several years. During that time, the state has passed various laws to help reduce the prison population. With prison overcrowding still an issue, California…
  • Oct 6

    Defendants Can’t Gain Access to Private Social Media of Alleged Victims, Court Rule

    Defendants Can’t Gain Access to Private Social Media of Alleged Victims, Court Rule
    It is safe to say that most people have an expectation of privacy when it comes to sending messages and information on Facebook. Although posts on your wall and comments may be readily available for the public to see, you probably expect the…
Rank this Week: 273

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

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

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation

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

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

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

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

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?
    Many people might find it difficult to go seek help for a mental disorder that they may have. Obtaining a diagnosis is the first step in receiving treatment. Going to a physician’s office may be the first step, but not the last.…
Rank this Week: 254

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 281

Sex Crimes

Sex Crimes

Devoted to the criminal laws regulating and punishing sex offenders. By Corey Rayburn Yung.

http://sexcrimes.typepad.com/sex_crimes/
  • Aug 30

    NY Times Series on Civil Commitment and Sex Offender

    NY Times Series on Civil Commitment and Sex Offender
    Although several years old, I recently stumbled across this multimedia New York Times series discussing sex offenders and civil commitment. The articles are available in three parts: part 1 | part 2 | part 3. The multimedia feature can be…
  • Aug 30

    DOJ Issues Report on Prison Rape

    DOJ Issues Report on Prison Rape
    As required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, the Department of Justice released an interesting report entitled: Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2008-2009.
  • Jun 1

    Carr v. United States - Initial Thought

    Carr v. United States - Initial Thought
    In a bit of a surprise, Carr won on a 6-3 vote. Although, as I thought, the likely way Carr would be victorious would be on the statutory interpretation issue and not the Ex Post Facto Clause claim. The outcome will have an effect on very…
Rank this Week: 284

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 316

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Can a Convicted Domestic Abuser Purchase a Firearm in MA?

    Can a Convicted Domestic Abuser Purchase a Firearm in MA?
    Beginning in 1996, federal law made it illegal for any person convicted of domestic abuse to purchase a firearm. But in the more than 20 years since that law passed, countless mass shootings have been perpetrated by individuals with a history…
  • Nov 17

    Be Smart This Holiday Season- Don’t Become a Drunk Driving Statistic

    Be Smart This Holiday Season- Don’t Become a Drunk Driving Statistic
    The holidays are notoriously one of the worst times of year for drunk driving. From just before Thanksgiving to just after New Year’s Day, people attend more alcohol-laden parties than at any other time of year. We eat more, drink more,…
  • Nov 8

    Should Left Lane Hogs be Ticketed and Fined?

    Should Left Lane Hogs be Ticketed and Fined?
    We’ve all been stuck behind a slow driver in the left lane. It can be frustrating, aggravating, even infuriating. But should it be illegal? Most states have addressed the issue of left lane “slowpokes” through legislation,…
Rank this Week: 309

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Nov 20

    No Reason Needed For Police to Ask to Enter Home

    No Reason Needed For Police to Ask to Enter Home
    Police do not need a valid reason to ask someone if they can enter a home and unless a warrant is served, homeowners do not need to comply with the request. Respect but protect Many Utah residents acknowledge police officers as being…
  • Nov 15

    Prosecutorial Misconduct

    Prosecutorial Misconduct
    Just how not every person charged with a crime is guilty, not every attorney prosecuting a case is innocent. Some may do whatever it takes to ensure a conviction, even if their ways of obtaining a guilty verdict are unethical or even illegal.…
  • Nov 13

    The Eighth Amendment and the Death Penalty

    The Eighth Amendment and the Death Penalty
    If the people are protected against cruel and unusual punishments, where does the death penalty come in? Eighth Amendment The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution states: “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor…
Rank this Week: 337

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/
  • Oct 21

    Why the Lo Test Will Prevail

    Why the Lo Test Will Prevail
    Here I expressed confidence that the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals will eventually straighten out the law on what makes a regulation content based, putting various speech-restricting statutes that intermediate Texas Courts have found not to…
  • Oct 21

    Sterner Days for Texas Free-Speech Law

    Sterner Days for Texas Free-Speech Law
    Situation excellent: On Wednesday the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the Beaumont Court of Appeals in Leax v. State. When the Court of Criminal Appeals granted discretionary review on Leax, I thought it would be the culmination…
  • Oct 9

    Texas’s New Nondisclosure Law

    Texas’s New Nondisclosure Law
    When Texas first passed its nondisclosure statute, it allowed some people with successfully completed deferred-adjudication probation to seek an order of nondisclosure effectively sealing the public records of their arrest. Nondisclosure had…
Rank this Week: 322

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
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Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

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

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Nov 21

    Which Is More Important In The Word Guilty: The “I” Or “T”?

    Which Is More Important In The Word Guilty: The “I” Or “T”?
    Jamie Hallmark entered into a plea agreement in Houston County. The written agreement stated that when she showed up for sentencing, she would receive a three-year sentence unless she failed to show, at which time she would be sentenced…
  • Nov 19

    “Fuck Trump” Window Sticker Causes Sheriff to Forget the Constitution

    “Fuck Trump” Window Sticker Causes Sheriff to Forget the Constitution
    Karen Fonseca is a 46-year-old resident of Fort Bend County, Texas. She does not like President Donald Trump, and pretty much has the same feelings toward all the people in the county who voted for Trump. She expressed her…
  • Nov 18

    Destruction of Evidence Creates Problems for Harris County Justice System

    Destruction of Evidence Creates Problems for Harris County Justice System
    Harris County’s Precinct 4 is the largest Constable’s office in the United States with nearly 500 sworn deputies funded by a $52 million annual budget. Mark Herman, a three decade veteran with the Precinct 4 office, was appointed…
Rank this Week: 394

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic ticket defense. By Law Office of John Stanko.

http://www.marinduilawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 17

    District Attorney in Solano County gets DUI grant.

    District Attorney in Solano County gets DUI grant.
    The Solano County District Attorney’s Office has received an annual grant to prosecute DUIs.  The grant is for more than $300,000 and is the sixth grant in six years that the DA has received. District Attorney Krishna Abrams said,…
  • Nov 16

    Rapper Fetty Was arrested for DUI

    Rapper Fetty Was arrested for DUI
    On November 3, 2017, police in New York City arrested Rapper Fetty Wap for DUI and other traffic offenses.  Police contacted the rapper after he was spotted drag racing on a  a New York City highway. Fetty Was was  s given…
  • Oct 30

    Marin County Woman Arrested For DUI in Napa County After Crash.

    Marin County Woman Arrested For DUI in Napa County After Crash.
    On Wednesday, October 25, 2017 the California Highway Patrol in Napa County arrested a 63 year old Marin County woman for drunk driving after she was involved in a head on collision.  The Novato woman suffered serious injuries as a…
Rank this Week: 375

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 15

    On Victims and Killers and Survivors. On Life and Death. On Forgiveness.

    On Victims and Killers and Survivors. On Life and Death. On Forgiveness.
    Lexington, Kentucky.  April.  2015.  An apartment complex.  Salahuddin Jitmoud delivering a pizza. Well, not exactly.  Exactly, Jitmoud was delivering his life (so the cops and courts said) to 3 men who were…
  • Nov 12

    What? You Thought the System Got It Right?

    What? You Thought the System Got It Right?
    Danny Brown did not kill Bobbie Russell.  That's settled in the minds of just about everyone except her son, whose memory of his mother's murder is false, and the Lucas County Prosecutor who agreed to cut Danny loose after he spent…
  • Nov 4

    Just Look at Them and Sigh

    Just Look at Them and Sigh
    It was April 2, 1997, just over 20 years ago.  A sheriff's deputy was taking Alva Campbell from jail to the courthouse where he was set to be arraigned on a charge of aggravated robbery.But Campbell broke away, stole the deputy's pistol,…
Rank this Week: 354

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Nov 13

    CRIMINAL JURY TRIAL JUDGES MANUAL “A Step by Step Guide From the Beginning of Trial Thru the Return of Verdict”

    CRIMINAL JURY TRIAL JUDGES MANUAL “A Step by Step Guide From the Beginning of Trial Thru the Return of Verdict”
    In 2013 I published a Criminal Jury Trial Manual for Judges and Attorneys that covered every step of a Jury Trial from the pre-trial conference thru the return of verdict. It serves a dual purpose. For judges it serves as … Continue…
  • Sep 24

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?
      Attorneys, judges and jurors all want to see themselves as fair, equitable, and rational, yet studies show that despite our best intentions none of us are free from bias. Implicit bias refers to unconsciously held biases that do not…
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
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Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    How to Pay Your Virginia Traffic Ticket Online

    How to Pay Your Virginia Traffic Ticket Online
    Looking to pay your Virginia traffic ticket online? If so, you may have already come across this page on the Virginia Judicial System website. Needless to say, the Commonwealth does exactly make the process intuitive. In an attempt to…
  • Aug 31

    What You Need to Know About School Zones and Buse

    What You Need to Know About School Zones and Buse
    © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2017. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh The post What You Need to Know About School Zones and Buses appeared first on Andrew Flusche.
  • Aug 14

    Eluding the Police in Virginia – Is it a Felony?

    Eluding the Police in Virginia – Is it a Felony?
    Eluding the police is a crime in Virginia, but exactly what type of crime and what punishment you may be looking at will depend upon the specifics facts of your case. Eluding law Virginia law lays out the basic standard and punishments for…
Rank this Week: 363

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

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

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…

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

    Customer Service Self Help

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

    I’ve Been Really Busy…

    I’ve Been Really Busy…
    Not just with legal work, but with blogging too. Just not here. Over at Mimesis Law. Here are links: FIXING THE DOUBLE STANDARD AT THE NORTH CAROLINA BAR STEPHEN RANKIN’S COP BUDDIES, STEALING THE PROSECUTION’S THUNDER TO (MAYBE)…
Rank this Week: 399

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 392

Grace Case

Grace Case

Covers the U.S. v. W.R. Grace criminal prosecution. By the University of Montana School of Law and the School of Journalism.

http://archive.umt.edu/gracecase/
  • May 28

    Week 2 Wrap-Up

    Week 2 Wrap-Up
    This week, both the U.S. Government and Defense counsel for W.R. Grace and individual defendents layed out their case in opening statements. EPA On-Site Coordinator Paul Peronard was introduced, examined and cross-exaimined after Molloy…
  • May 19

    UM students from Libby split on verdict

    UM students from Libby split on verdict
    MISSOULA (May 18, 2009) –  Not guilty. To Danielle Bundrock, a University of Montana senior, the verdicts sounded a lot like, “No justice.”
  • May 19

    Verdict is justice deferred for many Libby resident

    Verdict is justice deferred for many Libby resident
    LIBBY (May 10, 2009) — The environmental criminal inquiry into the most sprawling industrial disaster in U.S. history ended in the failed prosecution of a company charged with poisoning a small Montana town. Some residents of the town say…
Rank this Week: 406

Harmful Error

Harmful Error

Discusses the Nevada Supreme Court and criminal law in Nevada. By JoNell Thomas.

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

    District court judge debate videos available

    District court judge debate videos available
    Fact to Face with Jon Ralston has posted videos of district court judge candidate debates:
  • Oct 8

    Oral argument mp3's available

    Oral argument mp3's available
    The Nevada Supreme Court has made available oral argument recordings for arguments heard on October 6: Sheriff v. Bucham Landreth v. Malik In re: William M. and Marques B.
  • Oct 8

    Oral Argument Calendar: Wed. Oct. 15

    Oral Argument Calendar: Wed. Oct. 15
    The Nevada Supreme Court has posted its oral argument calendar for Wednesday October 15th, 2008: 10:00 AM -- D'NAL2 VS. HARBORS, LLC (48519)
Rank this Week: 380

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    IDENTICAL TWINS ALLEGED TO HAVE BURGLARIZED COSTA MESA COIN SHOP

    IDENTICAL TWINS ALLEGED TO HAVE BURGLARIZED COSTA MESA COIN SHOP
    Police may have done a double take when they arrested two men for allegedly breaking into a rare coin and bullion shop in Costa Mesa. The two men, with almost the same name—Jamal and Jamel—look like the same person. That is…
  • Nov 16

    PROSECUTORS ARE REQUIRED TO GIVE THE DEFENSE ALL EVIDENCE, INCLUDING EVIDENCE THAT MAY BE FAVORABLE TO THE DEFENDANT.

    PROSECUTORS ARE REQUIRED TO GIVE THE DEFENSE ALL EVIDENCE, INCLUDING EVIDENCE THAT MAY BE FAVORABLE TO THE DEFENDANT.
    When a person is charged with a crime, the prosecution is bound by law to provide all the evidence supporting the charge or charges, including evidence that might exonerate the defendant. Evidence that is favorable to the defendant is called…
  • Nov 13

    CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM IN CALIFORNIA

    CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM IN CALIFORNIA
    A little over 20 years ago, the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 was passed by an act of Congress. The act was precipitated in part by the increased attention to violent crime including street gang violence and mass…
Rank this Week: 438

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Nov 21

    IDS Update with Tom Maher

    IDS Update with Tom Maher
    For today’s post, I conducted a short interview with Tom Maher, the executive director of the Office of Indigent Defense Services (IDS), the statewide agency in North Carolina that oversees the provision of legal representation for…
  • Nov 20

    Trial Preparation Taints Eyewitnesses’ In-Court Identification, Leads to Reversal of Murder Conviction

    Trial Preparation Taints Eyewitnesses’ In-Court Identification, Leads to Reversal of Murder Conviction
    Last week, the court of appeals reversed a defendant’s conviction for first-degree murder. That doesn’t happen every day, so let’s unpack the case. The central issue concerns two eyewitnesses’ in-court identifications…
  • Nov 17

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    A California man with connections to North Carolina, Kevin Janson Neal, killed five people and wounded eight others in a shooting spree in Northern California this week.  After killing his wife, Neal drove the streets of Rancho Tehama…
Rank this Week: 487