Monthly Archives: March 2023
Can Sex Offenders Be Removed From The Registry In Florida?
Back in the 1990s, many pundits believed that sex offender registration laws were the best thing since sliced bread. Since then, these laws have been harshly criticized by many, even the advocates who pushed for them. There’s almost no evidence that these registrations are effective, and they prevent former offenders from re-integrating into society…. Read More »
Drive-By Shooting In Lakeland Injures Ten People
Police know little about the incident, except that four masked shooters in a blue Nissan sedan fired into a building, wounding ten people. “The vehicle slowed, did not stop, and the four windows went down. It appeared to be occupied by four shooters in the vehicle,” Lakeland Police Chief Sam Taylor remarked. “They started… Read More »
What’s The Difference Between Civil And Criminal Court?
Sometimes, there isn’t much of a difference between civil and criminal courts in Florida. Domestic protective orders are a good example. Criminal and civil judges alike have the power to make these orders in the Sunshine State, although criminal judges usually defer to civil judges, especially if the parties in a protective order are… Read More »