By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Much has been said lately about the "stand your ground" law. There are some misconceptions that the public has concerning its applicability. Some people believe that the law allows a person to use deadly force in [...]


Jury’s deliberations questioned

By |May 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The United States Supreme Court handed down an opinion that changed the law on whether a citizen or the court can involve itself in the deliberations of a jury (See: Pina-Rodriguez v. Colorado, 580 U.S. [...]

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New Proposed Constitutional Amendment

By |April 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Proposition 96 also called "Marcy's Law" is a proposed Constitutional Amendment to Florida's Constitution that would add significant rights to victims of crimes.  On its face, it is well intended, however there are unintended negative [...]

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Not Everything Legal is Moral

By |January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Florida law allows the office of the state attorney to issue subpoenas for investigative purposes pursuant to Florida Statute chapter 27. When such a subpoena is issued, it commands the presence of the individual involved. [...]

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Police can stand their ground

By |November 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The question as to whether or not police officers, employing deadly force while conducting an arrest were limited to the force permitted by statute in making arrests was recently taken up in an appellate decision [...]

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