Tag Archives: federal crimes

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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Outrageous Conduct

Sometimes you have to wonder if some lawyers actually attended law school or did they get their degrees form the back of a matchbook cover. Perhaps the FBI puts something in its water cooler that makes their lawyers think they … Continue reading

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We Must Not Tolerate the Use of Secret Software in Our Criminal Courts

A recent article published in Slate.com by Rebecca Wexler, a fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project and visiting scholar at Berkeley School of Law’s Human Rights Center, highlights a real problem – the inability to test the efficacy of … Continue reading

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A Call to Action – We, the People, Govern not the Spy Agencies

As you can imagine, it is rare for a law firm whose practice focuses on financial crimes and general criminal defense to advocate a criminal investigation and prosecution but this is one of those times. The New York Times reported … Continue reading

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Stop and Think Before Hitting the “LIKE” Button

There are times when companies’ efforts to escape responsibility for their misdeeds borders on the absurd – this is one of those times. As reported in the New York Times yesterday, General Mills appears to be the first food company … Continue reading

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Finaly a Touch of Sanity from Washington.

Finally a touch of sanity from Washington – We have long advocated that sentencing guidelines are a failed experiment. Rather than minimizing disparity in sentencing as originally intended, sentencing guidelines have only lead to the politicizing of criminal sentencing. Instead … Continue reading

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Practicing Law or Being “Galactic Overlord” — A Whole Other Universe

Over our many years practicing criminal law in Tampa, we’ve repeatedly worked with a number of exceedingly gifted lawyers from Zuckerman, Spaeder. The Tampa office of that prestigious law firm, boasts a long list well-regarded lawyers – Jack Fernandez, Sandy … Continue reading

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