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  • Body Cameras used against the police We have been discussing the use of video by private citizens as well as law enforcement as an evidentiary tool. With in-car cameras and now body cameras police are able to obtain evidence for trial that previously they would have to recall from memory. As they say a picture is worth 1,000 words. Cameras keeping …
  • Insurance Scam Caught on Camera In continuation from our last post, you are still being watched.    In this you tube video, posted at the bottom.   Two would be scam artists are caught trying to fake an auto accident on a scooter.   Little did they know that the driver kept her own dash cam video.    It seems everyone is recording every …
  • Your are always being watched. Even the State Attorney. CNN reported that the Orange County State Attorney Aramis Ayala was pulled over in a traffic stop for which she hopes to use as a teachable moment for police. Read Here. Ms. Ayala was stopped because an officer ran her tag and it “didn’t come back to anything”.  He also alluded that her tints were …
  • SB 118 Signed into law Recently I posted that the Florida House and Senate passed a bill to help clear wrongfully accused individuals records. The Governor signed SB 118 into law. Starting July 1, 2018, yes that is 2018, this law will take effect. Highlights of the law include prevention of any entity in the business of publishing arrest booking …
  • Removing mugshots might get easier State Bill 118 was passed in the house and senate and is up for the Governor to sign. This bill does two things; first it creates a way for those who have been arrested and have their case dismissed, or no filed, have their records removed from public viewing for free. Second, the bill creates …
  • Red Light Cameras to Florida Supreme Court If you have been following my blog over the past couple years you know I try to keep everyone updated on the State of the Constitutionality of the Red Light Camera Tickets. In Broward and Palm Beach the Arem decision held them unconstitutional in the Fourth District Court of Appeal. The Third District held this …
  • Can't the Judge just dismiss this thing? Often times I am posed with a question, can’t the Judge just dismiss this thing? Getting a case dismissed by the Judge prior to trial happens very rarely. Under Rule 3.190(c) the court may at any time entertain a motion to dismiss on any of the following grounds: (1) The defendant is charged with an …
  • Judge recognizes Classmate Its hard to say if it is a good thing that a Judge recognizes you from Jr. High. I can say for this gentleman, it is: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=5be_1435872145 The Honorable Judge Glaser has shown us the utmost respect over the years.
  • Crimes I can't Defend? When I am asked “is there any time of crime you wouldn’t defend?” I usually explain how everyone deserves a fair trial and needs representation. I think I have finally found a crime I cannot defend… http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/canadian-band-nickelback-wanted-for-crimes-against-music-in-australia-1.3081333 Apparently the band Nickelback is ‘wanted’ for crimes against music. I believe It would be morally reprehensible for …
  • Domestic Violence Investigation always results in an arrest? I have been handling domestic violence cases in my 13 years of practice. Like all cases, each one is different. However, I do hear a common thread in many of these cases; “I was arrested because the cop said ‘when we get called on a domestic, someone has to go to jail’.” I find this …