Florida Criminal Defense and DUI Defense Blog

18Mar, 11

Most people are so certain that being confronted by a police officer investigating a possible DUI-DWI offense will not happen to them that they make little or no preparation for the possibility. About one million people made that error last year, and not a single one thought it could happen to him or her either. ... more

25Jan, 11

I was asked to defend the man accused of kidnapping and rape. His former girlfriend had accused him. He was no angel. In fact, he was not only a convicted felon already. He had only the year before been released from prison. If convicted of these charges, he would be sent back there for the ... more

25Jan, 11

Kessler’s Rule Number One is never prosecute. I never have. I never will. The duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict. So says the American Bar Association, in Rule 3-1.2(c) of its Standards for Criminal Justice. The problem is, not enough prosecutors believe this. Instead of being a place to ... more

25Jan, 11

I suppose, when I have time to think about it, which is not often during the long day’s trudge around the verdict factory, that the law represents some attempt, however fumbling, to impose order on a chaotic universe. Chaos, in the form of human waywardness and uncontrollable passion, is ever bubbling away just beneath the ... more

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