Over 100 Not Guilty Verdicts At Trial | Over 2,000 Dismissals

* Statistics Verified by County Clerk of Court Documents

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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Florida Passes New Laws to Combat a Growing Drug Abuse Problem

January 19, 2017 Drug Charges

Florida Passes New Laws to Combat a Growing Drug Abuse Problem

Following the 2016 election, Florida has passed several laws aimed at reducing Florida’s growing prescription drug and over-the-counter drug abuse problem. Some these laws are aimed at healthcare policies and their respective benefits. With the rising number of opioid addiction cases in the state of Florida, Florida legislators have taken steps to limit this growth, and reduce the number of drug abuse …

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New Year Means New Laws in Florida

January 6, 2017 Criminal Defense

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed all but three of the 272 bills that came to his desk during the 2016 legislative session. While 67 went into effect immediately upon receiving the signature of the governor and another 159 took effect on July 1, three bills became effective at the start of 2017. The three new laws in Florida include the …

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How the “Internet of Things” Could Become a Liability

January 4, 2017 Criminal Defense

How the “Internet of Things” Could Become a Liability

James Bates of Bentonville, Arkansas claims he woke up on November 22, 2015 to find his friend, Victor Collins, dead in his hot tub.[1]  At about 9:30 AM Bates called 911 to report that he found the body after a night of heavy drinking with Collins and another friend. [2]  Bates claims to have no memory of what occurred, but …

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