One Good Turn
"Check in here for news, views and musings from Baker Donelson's Pro Bono Shareholder, with contributions from other pro bono attorneys from time to time, about the firm's adventures in pro bono. At Baker Donelson, we encourage our attorneys to use their legal skills to do "good turns" for those in need, and for their communities. And, as they say, one good turn deserves another..."
Preaching to the Choir
"My opinions are my own, but the world would be a better place if everybody agreed with me." Posts discuss constitutional and evidence issues in high-profile criminal trials.
Public Defender Dude
Discussions by an "PD Dude" about legal strategy in important criminal cases throughout the nation.
Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has news about the association and items of interest to its members.
"While others rise through their gravity, I sink through my levity."
Second Circuit Blog
Commentary and summaries of cases before the New York City-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Sixth Circuit Blog
Commentary and summaries of cases before the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
StandDown Texas Project
The Project identifies and advocates best practices in the indigent criminal justice system. The blog pays particular attention to issues involving capital punishment and the administration of the death penalty.
Tales of a Public Defender Investigator
Work anecdotes from an anonymous public defender investigator.
Tenth Circuit Blog
Commentary and summaries of cases before the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
This blawg comments on "politics, pop culture, and whatever else strikes its fancy—all from left of the dial."
The Truth About False Confessions
"False confessions are a terrible tragedy that is largely preventable. This blog has three specific goals for combating the tragedy:
"1. to educate the public and policymakers and deepen understanding of all aspects of the problem;
"2. to promote specific reforms; and
"3. to assist attorneys with clients who may have confessed falsely."
Third Circuit Blog
Commentary and summaries of cases before the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
What the Public Defender?
"This is simply a place to vent and make other PDs laugh—because sometimes our job is really hard." Posts are humorous animated GIFs.
Z the Monthly Blog and Legal Newsletter
"A blog and newsletter about the politics of crime (criminal politics) and prison legal issues. Should the law advance Deterrence or Retribution, Banishment or Rehabilitation? Donations and store proceeds feed the Prison Innocence Project and Monthly Newsletter (annual report available on request)."