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Entrapment is a defense raised in cases where law enforcement entices someone into committing a crime they would otherwise not commit. One Florida man has recently raised the entrapment defense after being accused of soliciting sex with a child over the computer. The man responded to an online advertisement asking for a male companion for…

Illegal prescription drug use has become a major concern around the country as more people turn to these drugs for pain relief or recreational use. There has been a corresponding rise in arrests of motorists suspected of drug impaired driving. Unlike alcohol, however, prosecutors are having a difficult time obtaining convictions – and probably for…

Frankie Hammond Jr, a sophomore at the University of Florida, seemed to have a bright future in Florida football, at least until his arrest for driving under the influence . As punishment, University of Florida coach Urban Meyer pulled Hammond’s scholarship, and Hammond was immediately suspended from all team activities. He will be allowed to…

In Florida, red light cameras have been used since 2008 to enforce traffic laws at intersections 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In practice, red light cameras create difficult legal issues and unfair outcomes; for example, notices of infraction are mailed to the registered owner’s vehicle whether or not the owner was driving,…

Take Action-Program Ends on July 1, 2011 You have through June of this year to apply to have your Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO) designation removed-under the Florida Driver Amnesty Program-but you must qualify for it. The Amnesty Program has its roots in House Bill 795, which became law in 2010. Its qualifications follow: You must…

Benefits Of A Florida Private Attorney An interesting study was reported in the New York Times discussing the difference between being represented by a public defender as opposed to being represented by a retained attorney in a criminal case. The study was conducted by two economists for Emory University. The study concluded that in serious…

In Florida a driver can be labeled a habitual traffic offender if the driver receives three or more convictions for serious traffic offenses, on separate occasions. A serious traffic offense is considered to be an offense such as: Voluntary manslaughter while driving Involuntary manslaughter while driving Felony while driving Not stopping after an accident involving…

The stakes are high in the Jim Leyritz trial. The former New York Yankees baseball player is facing driving under the influence manslaughter charges over a fatal Fort Lauderdale crash in December of 2007. CNN reports that Leyritz’s Ford Expedition collided in an intersection with a car driven by 30-year-old Fredia Ann Veitch. The question…

Published: 2009-11-16 Article provided by Ferrer Shane, PL What is a Habitual Traffic Offender? Under Florida law, once you receive a certain number of traffic violations, you will be labeled a “habitual traffic offender” by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Once you receive this designation, the Department is required by law to…

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