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How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help In Your Case

By Jeff Brown |

Following an arrest, many individuals are understandably confused and concerned about how to proceed, especially if they have not had prior experience with the Florida criminal justice system. Some people facing criminal charges may not believe that they need an attorney and may try to handle their case on their own. However, no matter… Read More »

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When Child Trafficking Victims Are Charged As Adults

By Jeff Brown |

On November 3rd, the Los Angeles Times highlighted an issue that many are unaware has become problematic today in how we treat juveniles as part of the criminal justice system; specifically, the fact that our system often prosecutes children under the age of 18 who sell themselves for sex as adults, while altogether failing… Read More »

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Florida Inmates Entitled To Resentencing For Crimes Committed As Juveniles

By Jeff Brown |

On October 22nd, the Florida Times-Union published a story on how our criminal justice system makes it so difficult for juvenile offenders, once convicted, to leave prison and start a life for themselves. The U.S. Supreme Court has now deemed it unconstitutional to sentence a juvenile to mandatory life without the possibility of parole;… Read More »

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New Documentary Highlights Wrongful Conviction Issues in United States

By Jeff Brown |

A new documentary just released—Southwest of Salem: the Story of the San Antonio Four—documents the story of four wrongful convictions during a time of paranoia and homophobia in the United States twenty years ago. The documentary specifically focuses on the use of junk science in convicting these women so many years ago, when they… Read More »

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Were You Arrested for DUI?

By Jeff Brown |

Law enforcement officers in and around Boca Raton know that drunk driving tends to increase over holidays. Many people tend to use the long weekend to travel to Florida to hit the beach, visit restaurants and nightclubs, go out on boats, and more. People who already live in the area often have barbecues or… Read More »

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SCOTUS Decision Erodes 4th Amendment Protections

By Jeff Brown |

The 4th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits law enforcement from conducting unreasonable searches and seizures. Whether a particular search or seizure was unconstitutional is at the center of many criminal defense cases, as violations of this rule can result in evidence gathered during an unconstitutional search being suppressed at trial. When prosecutors are… Read More »

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Criminal Charges against Illegal Immigrants

By Jeff Brown |

A criminal conviction can have many different consequences, from time in jail to costly fines. Even if you are able to avoid jail time and simply get probation, there still may be other collateral consequences that may affect your life in the long-term. Some collateral consequences can include sex offender registration, inability to own… Read More »

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Misuse Of 911 Can Land You In Jail

By Jeff Brown |

911 exists so that people can report emergency situations that require medical, fire, and/or law enforcement personnel to immediately report to the scene. When people use 911 for non-emergency purposes, they can waste time and resources of the government and potentially take emergency personnel from people who are truly in trouble. For this reason… Read More »

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Faking A Disappearance Can Lead To Criminal Charges

By Jeff Brown |

When you think of criminal charges, you may initially think of common crimes including theft, driving under the influence (DUI), or assault or more serious offenses such as murder or robbery. However, criminal charges can arise from a wide variety of situations and, in recent years, several different individuals in Florida have been charged… Read More »

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Prescription Drugs Can Lead To Serious Criminal Charges

By Jeff Brown |

When most people think of drug crimes, they likely first think of offenses involving cocaine, heroin, crack, or methamphetamine. However, these are not the only types of drugs that can lead to arrest, serious criminal charges, and felony convictions. Prescription drugs can also lead to criminal cases when they are unlawfully possessed, sold, or… Read More »

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