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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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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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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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No Privilege At All — A Call to Action

We, as a people, hold certain relationships as special and in recognition of that, our legal system protects from compulsory disclosure the communications which take place in those relationships. This notion is an acknowledgment of certain core values. Whether the … 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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