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“You Better Get Up…Stand Up for your Right… and Don’t Give up the Fight….” Bob Marley (1945-1981)

June 12, 2023
Caution is Needed When Choosing a Lawyer to Defend Against Criminal Charges In our cases of the week, the Fourth District showed why an abundance of caution is needed when choosing a lawyer to defend against criminal charges, and why one should “never give up the fight,” when a lawyer renders ineffective assistance. LAWTON COHEN v. STATE, — So.3d —-....

“It is not too late, Judge.”

March 28, 2023
“It is not too late, Judge”                                     Shermaine Jermon Lowe v. State,                        2023 Fla.      App LEXIS 1182 *; 2023 WL 2193805                  ....
defendant self-incrimination

The erosion of the right against self-incrimination

February 8, 2023
Client Self-incrimination | Case Review STATE V. ELCIN SIBRUN 2023 Fla. App. LEXIS 262* Case No. 4D19-1629 (Decided January 18, 2023) In a recent case, Elcin Sibrun received some bad news from the Florida Supreme Court which quashed the opinion in Sibrun v. State, So. 3d 996 (Fla. 4th DCA 2020), and remanded his case for reconsideration in light of Davis v.....
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Saint Lucie DUI Defense Trial | Not Guilty

January 24, 2023
DUI Defense Jury Trial Case Details In this blog, we hope to use a recent case to illustrate that you have the right to defend yourself in a DUI situation. In this particular case, we saw a classic example of a police officer rushing to judgment and arresting someone for a DUI for not doing exactly what he wanted them....
Pyrrhic victory

A Pyrrhic victory is better than no victory?

January 10, 2023
UNITED STATES v. KAREN MUNROE 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 35246*; 2022 WL 17826350 Case No. 21-13717 (filed December 21, 2022) The body content of your post goes here. To edit this text, click on it and delete this default text and start typing your own or paste your own from a different source.....
Violent crimes

Criminal Defense against Hobbs Act Robbery

January 9, 2023
Hobbs Act Robbery Criminal Defense Case CARL SAMSON v. UNITED STATES 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 34474 *; 2022 WL 17660604 Case No. 19-11048 (filed December 14, 2022) In our case of the week, Carl Samson appealed from the district court’s dismissal of his authorize successive motion to vacate, correct, or set aside his sentence filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §....