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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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Executive Summary Submitted on Behalf of Winston Wilkins

The following is the Executive Summary submitted by Rachel May Zysk of the Suarez Law Firm in furtherance of Winston Wilkins’ Clemency Petition.  Mr. Wilkins was granted  clemency by President Obama on the last day of his presidency (January 19, … 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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Immunity from Criminal Prosecution under Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law

By Rachel May Zysk and Eddie Suarez October 6, 2016 Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law “substantially amended the affirmative defense of justifiable use of force by abrogating the common law duty to retreat before resorting to deadly force and by … 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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It’s Not Our Expectations, it is Our Courts’ Interpretations that are Unreasonable (but there is hope — see the update at the bottom)

ORIGINAL POST: I don’t think anyone would argue that protecting our privacy these days is getting harder and harder, largely because we can’t control the way other people track our movement.  Take traffic cameras, for example, I never agreed to … Continue reading

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