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    • FBI and Child Rapist A Free Man

      It is so sad that the FBI will do anything (no matter how underhanded) and use anyone (no matter how disgusting) in the false name of "national security" case and point: FBI informant (and child ...

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    • Miami-Dade Cop Busted Last Summer Saddled With New Child Porn Charges

      Veteran Miami Dade County police sergeant, James Edwards, who was arrested last summer, is now also being charged with 12 counts of possessing child pornography. According to The Miami Herald: The ...

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    • Pedophilia: A Disorder, Not a Crime

      Who likes a pedophile? I'd guess that most people think pedophiles ought to be locked up forever (or worse). Affording a vigorous professional defense to people accused of even the most serious crimes ...

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    • Feds charge alleged gang members with racketeering, gun and drug charges

      Members alleged to be part of the "Big Money Team," a Miami street gang, were federally indicted on Wednesday. The federal indictment charges the alleged "BMT" members with robbery, assault, ...

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    • $5 Million Compensation filed Against U.S. Coast Guard by Miami Lawyer

      Miami Attorney, Louis A. Vucci, has filed a $5 million claim against the Coast Guard as compensation. Specifically, the U.S Coast Guard gunned down a suspected drug trafficking vessel that was ...

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    • Florida man among 8 whose harsh crack cocaine sentences commuted by Obama

      At just 25 years old, Ricky Eugene Patterson’s future seemed finished when he was imprisoned for life in 1995 for planning to peddle a handful of crack-cocaine rocks. Last month, just days before ...

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    • Florida Death Sentence Must Now Be Found By Unanimous Jury

      In 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States, in Hurst v. Florida , held that Florida’s death penalty sentencing scheme violated one’s Sixth Amendment right because a jury must find the aggravating ...

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    • Florida Death Penalty Unconstitutional Again! What Now?

      Earlier this month, the Florida Supreme Court struck down the state’s death penalty law because the law didn’t require jurors to be unanimous (i.e., 12 out of 12 jurors ) when imposing the punishment. ...

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    • Weston Student Accused of Raping Woman on FSU Campus

      Weston Student Accused of Raping Woman on FSU Campus I guess the phrase parents always preach to their children "don't trust anyone" still applies even on campus grounds. George Herbert IV, a 19 year ...

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    • Florida Death Sentence Must Now Be Found By Unanimous Jury

      In 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States, in Hurst v. Florida , held that Florida’s death penalty sentencing scheme violated one’s Sixth Amendment right because a jury must find the aggravating ...

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    • Florida Death Penalty Unconstitutional Again! What Now?

      Earlier this month, the Florida Supreme Court struck down the state’s death penalty law because the law didn’t require jurors to be unanimous (i.e., 12 out of 12 jurors ) when imposing the punishment. ...

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    • "Anonymous Tip"

      According to Key West Police, an anonymous tip led to the arrest of Alisher Zaharov and Andrei Balouev, who are being charged with felony counts of selling marijuana and selling prescription drugs, ...

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    • Catch Me If You Can Fake Doctor Imprisoned 17 Years for Medicare Fraud in Miami

      For several years already, Alejandra Collazo posed as a doctor at her Hialeah medical clinic, using stolen identities of physicians to write over 2,000 fake prescription referrals to home health care ...

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    • Feds charge alleged gang members with racketeering, gun and drug charges

      Members alleged to be part of the "Big Money Team," a Miami street gang, were federally indicted on Wednesday. The federal indictment charges the alleged "BMT" members with robbery, assault, ...

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    • "Anonymous Tip"

      According to Key West Police, an anonymous tip led to the arrest of Alisher Zaharov and Andrei Balouev, who are being charged with felony counts of selling marijuana and selling prescription drugs, ...

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    • Catch Me If You Can Fake Doctor Imprisoned 17 Years for Medicare Fraud in Miami

      For several years already, Alejandra Collazo posed as a doctor at her Hialeah medical clinic, using stolen identities of physicians to write over 2,000 fake prescription referrals to home health care ...

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    • Feds charge alleged gang members with racketeering, gun and drug charges

      Members alleged to be part of the "Big Money Team," a Miami street gang, were federally indicted on Wednesday. The federal indictment charges the alleged "BMT" members with robbery, assault, ...

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    • Raw Deal Inc. Sentenced to 40 Months

      The sale of falsely labeled food, drugs, or cosmetics is a serious federal crime. Barry Steinlight, owner and president of Raw Deal Inc., was sentenced to 40 months of imprisonment for the sale of ...

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    • Feds charge alleged gang members with racketeering, gun and drug charges

      Members alleged to be part of the "Big Money Team," a Miami street gang, were federally indicted on Wednesday. The federal indictment charges the alleged "BMT" members with robbery, assault, ...

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    • Fla. man guilty of lesser counts in music shooting

      BY DEREK KINNER ASSOCIATED PRESS JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Prosecutors say they may retry a Florida man on first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of a teenager after an argument over loud ...

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    • Florida Theater Shooting Suspect Curtis Reeves Had Commendable Police Career

      WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff says a retired Tampa police officer's praiseworthy career doesn't offset the severity of the charge that he shot and killed another man after an argument ...

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    • Miami-Dade police catch five men imitating police officers

      Miami-Dade police working an undercover detail Monday made a startling discovery: They spotted five men inside a silver 2009 Nissan Maxima, pulling on police gear and strapping on weapons. The real ...

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    • Mississippi's Criminal Justice System, fail

      Once again, Mississippi's sad excuse for a criminal justice system looks more like something from a Third World country than the United States. The American Civil Liberties Union and the MacArthur ...

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    • Florida Supreme Court disbars former Broward Judge Ana Gardiner

      The Florida Supreme Court has finally disbarred former Broward Circuit Judge Ana Gardiner. Gardiner’s conduct deserves nothing less. During a death penalty trial she was presiding over, she and the ...

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    • Sentencing Guidelines for Nonviolent Drug Offenders

      On April 10th, 2014, the U.S. Sentencing Commission UNANIMOUSLY approved a 2 level reduction to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for ALL drug cases. This guideline amendment will likely be effective ...

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    • Inmate charged with 1st Degree Murder

      Another sad story of Florida law enforcement not protecting an inmate entrusted to their care. In this case, Javier Medina, a 44 year old inmate at the Polk County Jail was charged with first degree ...

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    • Weston Student Accused of Raping Woman on FSU Campus

      Weston Student Accused of Raping Woman on FSU Campus I guess the phrase parents always preach to their children "don't trust anyone" still applies even on campus grounds. George Herbert IV, a 19 year ...

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    • Miami Launderer gets 3 1/2 Years in Prison

      Miami launderer get 3 ½ years in prison The younger brother of a fugitive money launderer accused of laundering $238 million from Medicare fraud from Florida into Cuba's banking system was sentenced ...

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    • Facebook fraudster sentenced

      Allen Weintraub, of Boynton Beach, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Donald Graham to 111 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Weintraub pled guilty to two ...

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    • Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez testifies

      Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez, testifying under oath Wednesday in the tax-evasion trial of his predecessor, acknowledged that he too had taken part in the city's “shadow” banking business that ...

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    • Child, 4, found living in marijuana stash house

      Don't let your kids live in your stash house. After Palm Beach law enforcement obtained search warrants, the search revealed containers full of marijuana, vials of testosterone, pain pills, multiple ...

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    • Pro Pot Activists Launch First U.S. 'Consume Responsibly' Campaign

      In response to the media's over-dramatization of the "unintended" consequences of eating too many THC infused "edibles", The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) launched (for the first time in the United ...

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    • Obsolete Zero Tolerance on Pot

      The full or partial legalization of marijuana by many states creates many related legal issues. One of those issues is what, if anything, employers can do to employees who test positive for using it ...

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    • Miami Launderer gets 3 1/2 Years in Prison

      Miami launderer get 3 ½ years in prison The younger brother of a fugitive money launderer accused of laundering $238 million from Medicare fraud from Florida into Cuba's banking system was sentenced ...

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    • Catch Me If You Can Fake Doctor Imprisoned 17 Years for Medicare Fraud in Miami

      For several years already, Alejandra Collazo posed as a doctor at her Hialeah medical clinic, using stolen identities of physicians to write over 2,000 fake prescription referrals to home health care ...

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    • Fanny pack mixup unravels massive Medicare fraud scheme in Key Biscayne

      The Federal government continues to focus on Medicare fraud in South Florida. Here's the latest Medicare fraud coverage from the Miami Herald: The fraud scheme began to unravel last fall, with the ...

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    • Chris Christie and the republican governors' association hate criminal-defense attorneys

      Vincent Sheheen, an accomplished lawyer as both a prosecutor and a criminal-defense attorney, who is running against South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R), was accused in attacks ads of “protect[ing] ...

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    • Fla. man guilty of lesser counts in music shooting

      BY DEREK KINNER ASSOCIATED PRESS JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Prosecutors say they may retry a Florida man on first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of a teenager after an argument over loud ...

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