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Private Officer News

Crime news involving private security officers.

24391 Entries Last Updated on 2013-07-19 08:54:41 (Pop 4)

Crime Scene KC

Comprehensive crime news information, crime prevention tips and crime analysis about the Kansas City area.

18892 Entries Last Updated on 2013-06-17 07:00:00 (Pop 3)

Sentencing Law and Policy

News, issues, commentary and provides resources related to sentencing law and policy.

9803 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-23 10:33:57 (Pop 5)

Fourth Amendment

Case updates with news and views on the law of search and seizure and arrest and detention, including the Fourth Amendment and state law.

8413 Entries Last Updated on 2014-04-14 05:03:05 (Pop 5)
7986 Entries Last Updated on 2013-03-16 09:42:01 (Pop 5)

StandDown Texas Project

Texas-centric examination of conditions, reform initiatives, and emerging issues related to best practices in the indigent criminal justice system with particular attention to issues involving capital punishment and the administration of the death penalty.

7204 Entries Last Updated on 2014-11-14 11:36:00 (Pop 1)

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law resources, information, and news for the academic community.

6406 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-22 19:32:12 (Pop 5)

Sex Offender Issues, News, Recidivism and Studies

Sex offenses, sex offender issues in prison, jail, civil commitment and the community including residency laws. Adam Walsh Act, recidivism, dangerousness, tiers, community issues, harassment, vigilantism, sex offender therapy issues.

5495 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-23 10:42:01 (Pop 4)

Grits for Breakfast

Texas criminal justice system and related topics with some politics and author's fancy thrown in.

5244 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-23 09:55:00 (Pop 5)

The Real Cost of Prisons Weblog

News, commentary and analysis on prisons: government proposals with the aim of stemming overcrowding and recidivism; inmate living conditions and changing demographics; sentencing issues.

2534 Entries Last Updated on 2012-04-01 11:20:01 (Pop 4)

Florida Criminal Law Opinions

A forum where criminal justice professionals, teachers, and students can read and discuss recent criminal law decisions from Florida's appellate courts.

2131 Entries Last Updated on 2012-02-07 15:06:49 (Pop 3)

Crime & Federalism

Discussing recent news and court opinions, with an emphasis on federalism, criminal law, and civil rights actions.

2130 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-23 12:30:31 (Pop 5)

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White collar criminal law resources, information, and news for the academic community.

2117 Entries Last Updated on 2015-04-30 14:03:59 (Pop 6)

Justice Building Blog

Discussion about and between the judges and lawyers who labor in the world of Miami's criminal justice.

2043 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-23 08:56:00 (Pop 4)


Coverage of the Broward County, Fla., courts and judiciary.

1829 Entries Last Updated on 2014-06-26 18:55:42 (Pop 4)

Southern California Criminal Defense Blog

Information about California Defense Law as well as up-to-date news from the legal sector.

1819 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-18 15:23:37 (Pop 3)

Boston Criminal lawyer Blog

Up-to-date information and news on criminal law in the State of Massachusetts. Published by Boston criminal lawyers .

1353 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-22 17:28:29 (Pop 4)

Tenth Circuit Blog

Commentary and summaries of cases before the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

1245 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-12 16:09:00 (Pop 3)

The Criminal Defense Blog

Educates consumers on criminal law.

1178 Entries Last Updated on 2015-03-23 20:14:26 (Pop 2)

Capital Defense Weekly

Covering Capital Defense

1094 Entries Last Updated on 2013-02-06 18:28:01 (Pop 4)


Securities law blog on issues, news and developments in the laws of the financial markets.

1091 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-22 10:23:00 (Pop 4)

Law Of Criminal Defense

News, information, ethics opinions and analysis relating to criminal defense, legal ethics and professional responsibility.

1078 Entries Last Updated on 2014-03-27 13:51:41 (Pop 2)

Northeast Intelligence Network

Independent analysis of potential terrorist threats facing the United States.

1051 Entries Last Updated on 2014-09-30 17:21:21 (Pop 1)

Texas Death Penalty Blog

Death penalty cases and legislation in Texas and elsewhere.

769 Entries Last Updated on 2015-03-16 10:58:00 (Pop 4)

Lethal Injection

Features news, commentary and analysis of the issue of lethal injection in the United States, although there is an emphasis on Florida.

755 Entries Last Updated on 2013-01-15 16:18:00 (Pop 2)

Tennessee Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, Narcotics and Drugs, White Collar Offenses and other Criminal Defense law issues with a focus on Tennessee State law.

686 Entries Last Updated on 2013-06-26 10:58:42 (Pop 4)

Sex Crimes

Covers criminals law regulating and punishing sexual violence.

677 Entries Last Updated on 2010-06-01 15:09:31 (Pop 1)

Defense Newsletter Blog

Breaking news supplementing the Defense Newsletter covering 11th Circuit and Supreme Court Cases.

644 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-22 10:47:00 (Pop 3)


Pulling no punches in commenting on the day's legal issues involving criminal defense and individual rights.

639 Entries Last Updated on 2010-07-19 01:00:00 (Pop 3)

Criminal Report Daily

Daily true crime stories.

611 Entries Last Updated on 2012-08-14 16:53:10 (Pop 5)

Harmful Error

Discusses the Nevada Supreme Court & criminal law in Nevada.

604 Entries Last Updated on 2008-10-08 12:52:02 (Pop 4)

DUI Blog

Cover DUI defense from the perspective that drunk driving laws, enforcement, and prosecution are often based on false evidence and violations of constitutional rights.

592 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-12 13:56:54 (Pop 5)

Crime and Consequences

Criminal law issues from the perspective of victims of crime and the law-abiding public.

574 Entries Last Updated on 2008-11-25 18:31:33 (Pop 4)

New Jersey Criminal Defense Blog

Covers news, information, and events about criminal defense law in the state of New Jersey including shoplifting, drunken driving and theft.

553 Entries Last Updated on 2013-02-11 15:37:02 (Pop 5)

Arbitrary and Capricious

"To live outside the law you must be honest:" Criminal defense and lawyer foibles from a public defender out West.

539 Entries Last Updated on 2012-02-15 12:51:00 (Pop 4)


All about the Duke Lacrosse Player / Mike Nifong case.

522 Entries Last Updated on 2014-07-18 00:01:00 (Pop 5)

Fourth Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by a federal defender in the 4th Circuit.

490 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-07 09:19:00 (Pop 3)

Criminal Defense

Current issues in state and local criminal defense, including commentary on cases of national interest.

411 Entries Last Updated on 2013-07-14 08:43:00 (Pop 3)

California Criminal Defense Blog

Focuses on drug crimes, criminal defense, white-collar crimes, drunken driving and sex crimes.

409 Entries Last Updated on 2014-10-27 19:47:55 (Pop 4)

LA Criminal Defense Blog

Commentary, News, and Tips About Criminal Law

400 Entries Last Updated on 2009-10-05 07:26:31 (Pop 1)

Palm Beach Criminal Defense Blog

Information about law and order in Florida for both practitioners and potential clients. Also some discussions about evidence and the death penalty.

392 Entries Last Updated on 2015-04-07 17:03:26 (Pop 4)

Third Circuit Blog

Commentary and summaries of cases before the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

365 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-09 19:16:00 (Pop 3)

Governing Through Crime

News about security measures, crime, sentencing and prisons (with a particular focus on California), and thoughts about crime's powerful impact on political strategies and how governments spend the taxpayers' money.

358 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-09 17:01:00 (Pop 6)

Health Care Fraud Blog

Covers fraud in Medicare, Medicaid and insurance benefits.

309 Entries Last Updated on 2014-03-08 16:37:35 (Pop 4)

DUI Blogger

Covers DUI Criminal defense law.

269 Entries Last Updated on 2013-06-17 18:42:12 (Pop 3)

The DUI Blog

Educates consumers on laws related to Driving Under the Influsence and Driving While Intoxicated (DUI / DWI).

266 Entries Last Updated on 2011-03-08 18:58:10 (Pop 4)

The Justice Gambit

Commentary on events in the U.S. system of justice from a social science perspective.

254 Entries Last Updated on 2011-03-15 14:45:00 (Pop 3)

The Sentencing Project

News related to legislation regarding criminal sentencing, disenfranchisement and other inmate-rights issues.

252 Entries Last Updated on 2014-05-01 03:00:00 (Pop 5)


The intermittent musings of a pedantic public defender

249 Entries Last Updated on 2014-05-17 11:36:00 (Pop 5)

tcask:: on the road (to abolition)

News and information relating to the death penalty.

243 Entries Last Updated on 2010-04-27 03:29:19 (Pop 4)

The Imbroglio

Ppolitics, pop culture, and whatever else strikes its fancy-- all from left of the dial.

238 Entries Last Updated on 2009-03-02 15:55:34 (Pop 3)
227 Entries Last Updated on 2014-10-11 09:03:50 (Pop 3)

Tampa DUI Lawyer

Educates the public and attorneys about Florida and Tampa Bay area DUI laws and enforcement.

201 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-21 21:04:00 (Pop 4)

Z the Monthly Blog and Legal Newsletter

Politics of crime (criminal politics) and prison legal issues. Associated with Prison Innocence Project.

199 Entries Last Updated on 2011-08-23 06:52:00 (Pop 1)

Capital Defense Weekly

Death Penalty News & Updates

178 Entries Last Updated on 2011-07-06 11:50:53 (Pop 1)

Georgia Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Georgia criminal defense, including domestic violence, sex crimes, drug crimes, white-collar crimes, DUI and theft.

175 Entries Last Updated on 2012-03-21 12:33:26 (Pop 3)


News on developments in juvenile justice.

175 Entries Last Updated on 2008-07-28 10:11:13 (Pop 4)

Ipse Dixit

Daily life in law practice.

173 Entries Last Updated on 2010-03-03 16:27:00 (Pop 1)

The Matlock Blog

Insights, updates and news on criminal law in Texas and the 5th Circuit.

167 Entries Last Updated on 2012-07-28 20:23:07 (Pop 1)

The Bardd Before the Bar

Irreverent adventures in life, law and indigent defense.

148 Entries Last Updated on 2009-08-11 14:47:55 (Pop 3)

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Arizona DUI law and defense, vehicular crimes law, and driver's license issues.

147 Entries Last Updated on 2015-05-14 16:16:47 (Pop 3)

Prevention Not Punishment

The intersection of the death penalty and severe mental illness.

146 Entries Last Updated on 2009-10-08 20:37:00 (Pop 4)

Blonde Justice

A criminal defense attorney blawgs.

144 Entries Last Updated on 2015-04-05 16:15:00 (Pop 5)

Kansas Federal Defender

Coverage of the 10th Circuit, sentencing rulings and content relevant to public defenders.

144 Entries Last Updated on 2013-08-13 10:19:00 (Pop 3)

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

A Legal blog covering DWI / DUI, car accidents, and criminal law in the State of Maryland.

135 Entries Last Updated on 2015-03-01 07:24:44 (Pop 4)

Bizarre Crimes of the Week

Bizarre, unusual and just plain strange crimes.

133 Entries Last Updated on 2011-08-15 09:22:04 (Pop 6)

Public Defender Stuff

Indigent defense news and daily roundups of all new public defender blog posts, news related to indigent defense and the Public Defender Blogger Awards.

119 Entries Last Updated on 2013-08-30 09:32:43 (Pop 5)

Judging Crimes

Short articles on criminal law, violent crime and the judiciary, dedicated to making the liberal case for greater democratic control of the criminal justice system.

117 Entries Last Updated on 2013-02-10 18:49:13 (Pop 4)

Amnesty International Death Penalty Blog

From Amnesty International

114 Entries Last Updated on 2008-11-05 15:31:17 (Pop 5)

Washington State Criminal Defense

A look at legal topics and news in Washington State.

106 Entries Last Updated on 2011-11-29 12:54:30 (Pop 3)


Poet who works for a public defender.

105 Entries Last Updated on 2012-02-07 16:42:11 (Pop 4)

The True Crime Blog

True crime story updates.

97 Entries Last Updated on 2008-10-13 19:54:00 (Pop 5)

Abolish the Death Penalty

Advocacy for abolishment of capital punishment. Features personal stories of crime victims, death row inmates and activists.

95 Entries Last Updated on 2013-07-08 14:33:00 (Pop 5)

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal cases in the Pensacola area, including those of the author, offering commentary and opinion.

87 Entries Last Updated on 2015-01-27 09:35:28 (Pop 4)


Criminal law, comparative criminal justice, international criminal law, international humanitarian law, war crimes, international criminal tribunals, human rights and counterterrorism law & policy.

83 Entries Last Updated on 2015-03-18 17:55:34 (Pop 6)

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

Information on driving under the influence, traffic stops, standard field sobriety tests, PBT, Intoxilyzer 5000, probable cause, arrests, and convictions in Kentucky.

82 Entries Last Updated on 2015-04-29 13:39:03 (Pop 3)

Vice Squad

Explorations of public policy concerning alcohol, nicotine, other drugs, prostitution, gambling, pornography, and other vices.

78 Entries Last Updated on 2010-03-01 14:34:00 (Pop 4)

Terrorism Research News

Collating details of social and behavioral research on terrorism and responses to terrorism.

75 Entries Last Updated on 2010-04-02 10:42:01 (Pop 1)

Prosecutor Postscript

Pontifications on current cases in the news by former prosecutor.

73 Entries Last Updated on 2012-03-28 20:34:00 (Pop 3)

Kansas Death Penalty Focus

Focuses attention on the injustice of the Kansas death penalty.

72 Entries Last Updated on 2014-10-06 03:56:00 (Pop 4)

Public Defender Dude

The rantings of a Public Defender constantly fighting against society's pervasive Police Industrial Complex.

71 Entries Last Updated on 2014-09-28 16:26:00 (Pop 5)


Promotes discussion of sex crime defense, including rape, sexual assault, sex offender registration, child pornography and child molestation.

71 Entries Last Updated on 2010-02-05 06:08:32 (Pop 4)

Arkansas Criminal Defense Blog

General information, commentary on criminal defense stories, Arkansas-specific posts.

64 Entries Last Updated on 2010-02-15 13:25:40 (Pop 1)

Reasonable Doubt

Represents creatives who need solutions tailored to their unique circumstances, including alleged AT&T iPad email hacker Andrew Auernheimer (aka “Weev”).

56 Entries Last Updated on 2015-04-28 22:18:27 (Pop 1)

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal white-collar and drug crimes.

50 Entries Last Updated on 2008-05-23 09:42:00 (Pop 4)

Georgia Criminal Law Blog

For people accused of crimes in Gerogia and the lawyers defending them.

49 Entries Last Updated on 2010-06-04 17:19:40 (Pop 4)

Defending Those People

About life as a public defender, controversies at the U.S. Department of Justice, and other criminal law matters.

49 Entries Last Updated on 2009-08-06 01:25:00 (Pop 3)

Transnational Crimes Blog

International extradition and transnational criminal defense.

45 Entries Last Updated on 2008-06-06 11:14:00 (Pop 3)

Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discussion and analysis of criminal law and criminal defense issues in Philadelphia and nationwide.

43 Entries Last Updated on 2010-06-27 17:54:00 (Pop 3)

Corrections Sentencing

Sentence commissioning research related to corrections/sentencing policy.

42 Entries Last Updated on 2012-01-10 08:58:00 (Pop 5)

Demonstrative Evidence

Reviews recent criminal rulings in state and federal courts, comments on other legal news and shares humorous Web links.

42 Entries Last Updated on 2009-02-15 20:00:00 (Pop 3)

Hollywood on Trial

Crime stories involving celebrities and entertainment industry personalities.

40 Entries Last Updated on 2008-05-28 18:00:00 (Pop 6)

NASD, SEC and Regulatory Defense Blog

Securities and regulatory defense trends and issues.

36 Entries Last Updated on 2009-06-29 09:53:30 (Pop 4)

Criminal Appeal

Post-conviction practice in the Ninth Circuit and the California state courts.

35 Entries Last Updated on 2010-01-09 02:53:12 (Pop 5)

Ohio Death Penalty Information

News and information related to the death penalty in Ohio and, to a lesser extent, throughout the nation.

35 Entries Last Updated on 2007-10-05 09:01:39 (Pop 4)

Macondo Law

Addresses issues of interest to federal criminal defense lawyers in Puerto Rico, regardless of legal relevance.

34 Entries Last Updated on 2011-10-11 23:16:00 (Pop 3)

Blog 702

Resource on the law of expert evidence.

33 Entries Last Updated on 2008-10-25 00:00:00 (Pop 5)

Mr. District Attorney

Random musings on life, the law, and life in the criminal law.

28 Entries Last Updated on 2014-01-24 19:00:00 (Pop 3)

A Blues Like Down Home

Covers the personal and professional life and interests of a public defense attorney.

27 Entries Last Updated on 2007-10-30 22:01:00 (Pop 1)

Eyewitness Identification Reform Blog

Law and policies dealing with eyewitness identification, including police procedures, the admission of eyewitness, a testimony in the courtroom, and the findings of memory research.

26 Entries Last Updated on 2012-04-05 14:16:00 (Pop 3)

Do Not Pass Geaux

New Orleans and the Louisiana "justice" system.

26 Entries Last Updated on 2008-02-05 12:21:00 (Pop 4)

Gideon’s Guardians

About the work experiences and frustrations of three public defenders living in the Midwest.

25 Entries Last Updated on 2007-10-18 12:12:00 (Pop 4)

Seventh Circuit Blog

Commentary and summaries of cases before the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

25 Entries Last Updated on 2007-02-21 14:58:00 (Pop 3)

Existing as a Public Defender

Recent crime stories in the news and court decisions and descriptions of day-to-day life in law practice.

21 Entries Last Updated on 2013-01-29 20:41:00 (Pop 1)


Aims to help corporations and goverment agencies prevent, detect and deter fraud in supplier diversity programs. Analyzes stories ripped from the headlines and highlights common themes in supplier diversity fraud.

20 Entries Last Updated on 2008-09-23 09:27:40 (Pop 1)

Kansas Criminal Defense Attorney

Information and referral source for those accused of misdemeanor or felony crimes, juvenile/youth charged with offenses, asset forfeiture or seizure, traffic offenses and tickets including driving under the influence, DUI, expungements, and those being interviewed by law enforcement officers as suspects or witnesses.

20 Entries Last Updated on 2007-07-19 14:47:14 (Pop 3)

Death Penalty Information Center

News, court rulings and information relating to the death penalty.

19 Entries Last Updated on 2008-09-24 05:57:45 (Pop 6)

Tales of a Public Defender Investigator

Work anecdotes from an anonymous public defender investigator.

18 Entries Last Updated on 2010-02-01 21:43:00 (Pop 3)

Southern Criminal Law and Justice

News and analysis of criminal law and justice issues within the 11th Circuit.

15 Entries Last Updated on 2008-01-26 00:19:03 (Pop 3)

Night Court

Clients, cases, and anecdotes from public defender.

12 Entries Last Updated on 2008-01-18 17:02:00 (Pop 1)

Second Circuit Sentencing Blog

Summaries and commentary on substantive sentencing decisions in the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals based in New York.

8 Entries Last Updated on 2010-03-15 17:25:46 (Pop 4)

No Montana Death Penalty

Advocates abolition of death penalty in Montana.

6 Entries Last Updated on 2007-11-20 19:30:00 (Pop 1)
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