Distracted Driving Has Become a Problem of Plague Proportions
Distracted driving has been around as long as driving itself, but evidence suggests it has gotten steadily worse. In fact, distracted drivin
Can I say No if a Police Officer Wants to Search My Car?
Interactions with police officers can be intimidating, even if you have nothing to feel guilty about. Police officers are trained to exert t
Can I Get Arrested if a Cop Finds a Joint in a Car Which I Didn’t Know About?
Possession of marijuana in Florida is a crime. The law may have changed in some other parts of the U.S., but it hasn’t here in Miami, Florid
What You Need to Know About Texting and Driving in Florida
Florida has finally caught up with the rest of the U.S. as far as legislation on texting and driving is concerned. Law enforcement officers
The Five Finger Discount is Still a Crime
Shoplifting is sometimes called the “Five Finger Discount,” and in the public perception has a reputation as a minor crime. Young people oft
Wrongful Convictions Can’t be Ignored in Florida
When thinking about a wrongful conviction you may well be thinking of the Netflix movie ‘Making a Murderer.’ While watching it you...
What is Vehicular Manslaughter?
If someone is killed in an accident, whether it was caused by the driver running a red light or speeding, there is a good chance that the...
Is it possible for a police officer to arrest you when outside his / her own jurisdiction? The answer is a qualified ‘yes,’ but there are...
Is the Use of a Threat on Social Media a Crime?
In the not too distant past, it was a crime to send a letter, post a notice in a newspaper or over the radio which involved a threat of...
Charges for Sex Crimes Could Impact Residence Choice and Location
When a person is charged with a sex crime, sometimes the defendant probably wonders why the sexual engagement was really worthwhile when...