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Due Process and Confidential Informants

A confidential informant (also known as a 'CI') is usually a citizen that works for the police to investigate criminal activity. Law enforcement frequently will use a confidential informant to ...
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Blanket Drug Testing for Florida Welfare Applicants Deemed Unconstitutional

In late 2013, a federal judge ruled that a Florida law requiring welfare applicants to undergo drug testing violated their constitutional right to be protected from unreasonable searches. Passed in ...
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How Would Legal Medical Marijuana Work in Florida?

The arguments surrounding the legalization of medical marijuana have heated up after the Florida Supreme Court recently ruled to let voters decide on the issue in the upcoming November elections. A ...
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Family Asks Obama to Grant Non-Violent Drug Offender Relief from Life Sentence

The New York Times recently released a video documentary about a man, Jesse Webster, who has already served 18 years of his life sentence for a non-violent drug conviction. It was the Webster's ...
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Seattle Police Educate Hempfest Attendees on New Marijuana Rules

Although voters approved ballot measure I-502 last November to legalize recreational marijuana in the state of Washington, and official laws regulating recreational marijuana use in the state have ...
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Will Florida Make the Shift to More Lenient Drug Sentencing?

On Sunday, August 18, 2013, the Miami Herald published an article entitled, "Push for leniency in drug sentencing has been a hard sell in Florida." The Herald began by explaining how U.S. ...
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The Nation Moves to Curb Mandatory Drug Sentences

On Monday, August 12, 2013, Reuters reported on how the Obama administration had unveiled steps to address the longstanding unjust treatment of nonviolent drug offenders, aiming specifically to bypass ...
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Taylor & Taylor Welcomes Bradley A. Waldrop to Team

At Taylor & Taylor, we are proud to announce that attorney Bradley A. Waldrop has joined our criminal defense team. Prior to joining Taylor & Taylor, Mr. Waldrop ran his own general law ...
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Baby shampoo can lead to positive drug tests

Most people assume drug tests are infallible. Our society has a tendency to rely on machines and automated processes in every day life. However, these assumptions are not appropriate in criminal ...
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Crimes and Financial Aid

Aside from jail or probation, there are other consequences from a criminal arrest or conviction. At Taylor & Taylor, we have represented many college students over the years. They may have made ...
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