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I like to write about things that are relevant to Criminal Law today. Here you’ll find some useful information that you might not know about the criminal justice landscape in Orlando. Stop back often for new interesting articles!
Weird Crime: Suspect Throws Baby after Shoplifting
A 23-year-old Pensacola woman was arrested after throwing her 3-month old infant at an Okaloosa County Sheriff Deputy
Officer charged with a Crime?
I know many Orlando criminal attorneys who would not take on a police officer as a client
Domestic Violence: Child to Parent Abuse
The State of Florida has adopted the toughest laws and penalties in the nation when it comes to abuse towards a child or spouse.
Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law
So what exactly is the Stand Your Ground Law and what does it mean when it comes to using deadly force for self-defense?
What are the Miranda Rights?
The Miranda Rights, or Miranda Rule, were established in 1966 by the Supreme Court and would forever change the way law enforcement handled statements made during or after an arrest.
Aggravated Domestic Violence: Battery by Strangulation
According to the laws, battery by strangulation means when a family or household member, or someone in a dating relationship, intentionally tries to stop someone else from breathing normally by covering the nose and/or mouth.
Traveling to Meet a Minor
Florida took a hard stance in 2013 when it adopted the Computer Pornography and Child Exploitation Prevention Act.
Doctor Shopping in Florida
Shopping in Florida can be fun. Who doesn’t love a good sale or bargain? But there is another kind of shopping in Florida that is against the law. It is called “doctor shopping“.
Criminalizing the Homeless
People may get tired of people coming up to them and begging for change during their regular, everyday lives. However, when you’re homeless and cannot find a job, and have nowhere else to go, what should they do?
Weird Crime: Man Allegedly Pees on X-Ray Machine and Officer
As much as many of us would like to have a little fun at the police’s expense, I don’t think that peeing on them in the middle of the station house is going to do a lot for your criminal case.
George Zimmerman and Stand Your Ground Laws
Marissa Alexander fired warning shots in her own home and is now going to spend 20 years in prison.
Facebook and the Law
Recently a Melbourne man was sentenced to 15 months in prison for a Facebook Post threatening to kill President Obama.
The Rise and Fall of Angela Corey
She pushed Murder in the Second Degree on a jury who sat there viewing the case as a murder trial.
Is Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law Unreasonable?
It is easy to see how someone can mistake someone reaching in their pocket for a cell phone to call for help and someone reaching in their pocket for a concealed weapon.