Monthly Archives: February 2022
Resolving White Collar Crimes In Florida
Back in the Founding Fathers’ days, almost all criminal cases went to trial. Times have changed a lot. The nation is much larger, the crime rate is much higher, and taxpayers aren’t willing to pay for new courts. Therefore, only about 5 percent of criminal cases now go to trial. However, the settlement process… Read More »
Top Five DUI Checkpoint Requirements In Florida
Sobriety checkpoints are almost as old as automobiles. Swedish authorities set up the first DUI roadblocks in the 1930s. Due to Fourth Amendment concerns, sobriety checkpoints are not nearly as old in the United States. However, these checkpoints are now legal in Florida. They are especially common around holidays, like New Years Eve, that… Read More »
What Must The State Prove At Each Phase Of A Criminal Case?
At each of the three phases of a criminal case, the state has the burden of production and the burden of persuasion. The burden of production is a responsibility to produce evidence on a given point. This evidence could be tangible proof, like the veritable “smoking gun,” or intangible proof, like a witness’ testimony…. Read More »