In October of 2016, Florida’s Supreme Court held that the state’s death penalty law was unconstitutional. Since then, prosecutors were left wondering whether this ruling affected cases that were currently being prosecuted. Now, the state’s Supreme Court has clarified this issue. Florida Supreme Court Allows Current Death Penalty Cases to Continue Despite the ongoing issues…

Ever since the Trayvon Martin shooting demanded the country’s full attention a little over five years ago, Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has had its time in the national spotlight. The high-profile law permits Florida citizens to commit violence in self-defense is under renewed scrutiny, thanks to recent news and a potential expansion of “stand…

Murder witnesses can play a crucial role in identifying who has committed a murder, but their safety can also be jeopardized if it becomes known that they “snitched”. Florida legislators are now considering a new bill that will give witnesses enhanced protection by keeping a witness’s identity confidential. The so-called “witness protection” bill is designed…

This blog post is part 2 of our Spring Break series. You can read the first blog post here. If you have been cited or arrested for underage drinking it is important that you consult with an experienced attorney. The consequences of a conviction or guilty plea can follow a person for years. A first…

During Spring Break, underage drinking laws are strictly enforced in Destin and Fort Walton Beach. The Okaloosa and Walton County Sheriff’s Offices patrol the beach and adjacent neighborhoods looking for violators. The deputies are in uniforms and plain clothes, on foot and on ATVs. They carry detection devices to sample drink containers of anyone they…

Academics in the Florida legal community often debate how the laws of Florida. Recently, a Stetson University College of Law professor by the name of Judith Scully debated whether the juvenile age should be raised in Florida’s criminal justice system. As Florida law currently stands, the juvenile age in Florida’s criminal justice system has a…

Ever since Florida’s so-called stand your ground law was thrust into the national spotlight due to the 2012 Trayvon Martin case, the law has been a hot topic issue both politically and legally. A recent study is now providing new information with regards to whether the law has been an effective one. A new study published…

The recent airport shooting in Ft. Lauderdale gripped the nation after the horrific tragedy unfolded, leaving some to question the possible charges that could be facing the gunman. As it stands, the gunman was already being prosecuted on charges of domestic violence for strangling his girlfriend. According to charging documents uncovered by the Daily Beast, the…

Once again, Florida’s highest court held that the state’s death penalty law is constitutional. This October ruling came after the state of Florida amended its previous death penalty law as a response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. In January of 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Florida’s unique capital sentencing system was unconstitutional….

As the nation continues to be entranced by the circumstances surrounding murder of FSU professor Dan Markel, new and stunning details have come to light. As the investigation into the events that led to Mr. Markel being shot in the head outside his Tallahassee home continue to unfold, law enforcement now suspects Mr. Markel’s former brother-in-law,…

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