Category Archives: police custody

Thank You to My Fellow Hillsborough County Lawyers for Selecting Me as Tampa’s Top Criminal Defense Lawyer

This month I was honored by my peers by being voted as Tampa’s top criminal defense lawyer. I am truly touched by this and while I am very proud of the work we do, I know there are a number … Continue reading

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End Arrest Fees

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to a practice in a Minnesota county of  charging a $25 “booking fee” to those who have been arrested, regardless of whether they are later acquitted or even formally charged.  … Continue reading

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The Continuing Saga of Systemic, Prosecutorial Misconduct in Orange County, California

We encourage our readers to carefully follow this unfolding story.  http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/appeals_court_considers_removal_of_orange_county_das_office_from_case_over_/?utm_source=maestro&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily_email Misconduct by a lawyer, at any level, is troubling but misconduct on the part of those representing the government strikes at the very heart of our freedom. In our … Continue reading

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We Support the ABA’s Call for the Abolition of For-profit Probation Companies.

It seems to us that certain things should be obvious to rational thinking human beings.  One such thing is that the business of administering criminal sentences should never be that – a business. A necessary component of living in organized … Continue reading

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Sorry Your Honor, IDK What that Means — LOL.

Language by its very nature is imperfect and imprecise. On top of its inherent ambiguity, we are constantly using language in new and inventive ways adding to the trail of confusion. A recent Consumer Reports car review described a vehicle … Continue reading

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A Touch Crazy, Dark Humor for a Cold Friday Morning (at least cold by Florida standard)

Portland, Oregon newspaper the Oregonian (http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2014/01/nike_sued_by_portland_pimp_for.html), reports that a convicted, violent pimp serving a 100 year prison sentence for brutally beating and stomping a man and woman has filed a $100,000,000 lawsuit against Nike for –get this – failing to … Continue reading

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Sleeper Spy Cells in Our Own Backyard?

We recognize that the reasonable security of our country requires that certain acts of espionage be done in secret but such acts when done domestically to Americans, must follow the law the strictly and there must oversight and transparency. The … Continue reading

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