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Federal Grand Jury: What is it and Purpose

What is the Purpose of a Federal Grand Jury? A Federal Grand Jury is an integral part of almost any federal criminal case.  Grand jury testimony often becomes a key issue in a federal criminal trial.  But what is a Grand Jury exactly?  How is it different than any other jury?  How is the federal [...]

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Man Facing Federal Charges for Allegedly Groping Woman on Flight

Man Facing Federal Charges for Allegedly Groping Woman on Flight A 49-year-old Tampa man is facing federal charges after being accused of inappropriate behavior on a flight. The man appeared in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., on a criminal complaint charging him with abusive sexual contact.  The charge against the man arose out of an in-flight incident [...]

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“Cease and desist” letter from police sent to Google to stop revealing DWI (DUI) Checkpoints.

Cease and desist CBS New York reported last week that the New York City Police Department sent a letter to Google to cease disclosing the location of police through alerts on the Google acquired application “Waze.” Waze is a direction-based application for motorists. Google purchased Waze back in 2013 as a crowd-sourced application for motorists. CBS New [...]

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Don’t lie! When in doubt remain silent.

When in doubt remain silent You have the right to remain silent, why would you lie?  Are you smarter than everyone and convinced you can talk your way out of a situation?  Does someone have a gun pointed to your head threatening to pull the trigger if you don’t lie?  Are you so intimidated by a [...]

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Restoration of Felon Gun Rights in Florida

Restoration of Felon Gun Rights in Florida The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees each American the right to keep and bear arms.  In a perfect world, as both U.S. and Florida citizens, we are afforded certain other rights as well– the right to vote, to serve on a jury, and to hold public office.  However, [...]

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Improper search

Improper Search...depends on the definition of Curtilage If evidence was gained by the police through illegal means, that evidence can be suppressed. The U.S. Constitution protects Americans against unreasonable searches and seizures by law enforcement. Suppression means that the evidence cannot be presented in court. If evidence that should have been suppressed is presented, and [...]

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Talking with police

Should I talk to the police or press after a shooting July of 2014, an Arizona homeowner shot and killed one of two intruders who had entered his home in the middle of the night. The homeowner was eighty (80) year old Thomas Greer, who had been assaulted during the home invasion and suffered a [...]

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Alibi as a Defense

I have an Alibi You may find yourself arrested for a crime that occurred at a time you were somewhere else completely at the same time the crime was being committed!  If you have an alibi there is a special procedure to handle this situation in Florida criminal courts and it's important that those procedures [...]

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Passenger arrested after Confrontation with Pilot

Passenger arrested after Confrontation with Pilot   Surveillance footage linked here shows the tense moments leading up to an altercation last week between a pilot and a passenger at Kansas City International Airport in Missouri. The video shows two men entering the airport through an American Airlines gate on April 12. One man is wearing [...]

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