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Re-elect Mark Ober, State Attorney

Every now and then you hear something that makes you scratch your head. We just had that reaction when we heard that someone has decided to run against Hillsborough County State Attorney, Mark Ober. Like most of us, most 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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When an Animated Duck Become a Real Duck

I don’t pretend to be an expert on every aspect of Kelly Mathis’ prosecution but what I know causes me great concern and should send fearful chill down the spine of every lawyer who gives legal advice to business entities, … Continue reading

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Keep Hitting that “Like” Button – You are now Protected

Good News Facebook fans – We were surprised earlier this spring when a federal district court judge ruled that “liking” a politician’s FB page was not protected speech under the First Amendment; this seemed to us to be an excellent example … Continue reading

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