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  • FSU Jameis Winston rape case settlement

    FSU Jameis Winston rape case settlement

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald

    FSU Jameis Winston played football during his time at FSU and is currently on his way to becoming an NFL star, perhaps this is a factor in the university’s lack of action when Winston was first accused of rape in 2012. FSU Jameis Winston insists that sex with the victim was ...

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  • El Chapo Guzman vs Modern Drug Dealing

    El Chapo Guzman vs Modern Drug Dealing

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 23, 2016

    El Chapo Guzman is just the latest of drug lords who have shaped the way drugs are manufactured. However, can our image of drug celebrities change from someone like El Chapo Guzman to just a young person sitting in comfort of their own home, sending narcotics all over the web?...

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  • Heroin Drug Trafficking

    Heroin Drug Trafficking

    Posted by Emma Johnson on February 12, 2016

    Drug crimes in Miami have had a long and dangerous history in our city, particularly in regards to Miami International Airport and incoming foreign travelers. A Colombian man named Arias Gomez had heroin drug lined in the bottom of his carryon back pack. This is a particularly important drug bust for it might have revealed a heroin drug trafficking ring....

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  • Miami DUI Arrests-Good News!

    Miami DUI Arrests-Good News!

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 03, 2016

    In recent years Miami DUI arrests have been at an all-time low with only 138 arrests in Miami Beach in 2015, according to a recent report by Miami-Dade County. This amount of Miami DUI arrests is remarkable considering in 2010 the Miami DUI arrests amounted to over 1,000. All over crime in Miami arrests is down about ...

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  • Can the Police Legitimately Search My Vehicle Without a Warrant?

    When can police search your car?

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on December 11, 2015

    Can police search your trunk without consent? When can police do a warrantless search? The Fourth Amendment in the Constitution of the United States protects citizens against unlawful searches from any government agents..

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  • Is mandatory DNA Testing Constitutional?

    Is mandatory DNA Testing Constitutional?

    Posted by Emma Johnson on December 10, 2015

    Does DNA Testing and Database Cataloguing violate the Constitution? Certain civil rights groups claim that these laws violate the Fourth Amendment’s ban against unreasonable seizure and search..

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  • How Much Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Cost in Miami?

    Criminal Attorney Fees In Miami

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on July 18, 2015

    Hiring a criminal defense attorney can be a difficult decision primarily because of the costs involved. Gallardo Law Firm understands the financial difficulties some individuals in our community may be facing. This is why...

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  • What does a criminal lawyer do?

    What does a criminal lawyer do?

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on June 03, 2015

    Criminal lawyer Miami has the possibility of either representing an individual who has been accused of a crime or represent the government in prosecuting the individual that is accused. Generally in a criminal case, the defendant will be represented by a defense lawyer while the conflicting attorney, known as a prosecutor, takes place for the government

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  • What is White Collar Crime?

    What is White Collar Crime?

    Posted by Emma Johnson on June 03, 2015

    When discussing a white collar crime, it contains a various amount of crimes, generally all crimes that are committed through deception and persuaded by financial gain. Some of the more common types of white collar crimes include different types of embezzlement, money laundering, tax evasion, and fraud.

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  • Hope for individuals with criminal records

    Hope for individuals with criminal records

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 14, 2015

    What if there were a way where, regardless of your past mistakes, you still have hope for a better future? Well, this is the case for many individuals with a ...

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