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Your trailer hitch may get you pulled over

There are a number of seemingly innocuous actions that can lead to a traffic stop. A crack in your windshield, window tint that is a shade too dark, and failing to dim your high beams, to name a few. ...
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Second Thoughts After a Plea in Florida

Many people that have been sentenced have second thoughts after entering a guilty or no contest plea. Most often, accused persons accept plea bargains from the State because at the time they believed ...
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Florida Highway Patrol Educates Drivers About "Move Over" Law

At the beginning of 2014, the Florida Highway Patrol launched a month-long initiative to educate drivers about the state's "Move Over" law. The director of the Florida Highway Patrol ...
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29-Year-Old Ryan Ferguson Released After Wrongful Murder Conviction

Missouri – When 29-year-old Ryan Ferguson was expecting to receive a visit from his parents and his lawyer on the eve of Nov. 12, he didn't know that he was going to be released from prison ...
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Terminally Ill Inmate Released After 41 Years

Louisiana – After spending over 40 years in a Louisiana prison and having his claims of a wrongful murder conviction go unanswered, Herman Wallace is released so he can die among friends and ...
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Two Innocent Men Receive a $12.475M Settlement from the State

For 14 years Floyd Brown, a mentally disabled man, was kept locked up in a psychiatric hospital after being convicted of a murder he did not commit. The "evidence" in the original case, ...
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Man Accused of Arson is Freed from Prison after 42 Years

After spending 42 years of his life in Arizona state prison, 59-year-old Louis Cuen Taylor plead no contest to a plea agreement that set aside his original conviction and credited him with time ...
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Facebook Threat May Get 15 Years in Prison

Last week, a Florida appeals court determined that posting a message on your personal Facebook page is equivalent to sending a written message, under the Florida law prohibiting sending written ...
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Can I appeal my case?

Many prospective clients ask us if they can appeal their criminal case. Or, more accurately, a friend or family member will ask us if we can appeal a case. While it seems like an easy question, the ...
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