Red flag gun laws have gained wide publicity in light of recent mass shooting events around the country. Red flag gun laws allow state courts to order the confiscation of guns from individuals the court deems to be a risk. President Trump recently called for a federal red…Read More
A recent Florida manslaughter trial received national attention when a jury convicted a licensed gun owner of manslaughter for killing another man in a Clearwater parking lot. The case involved Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, which makes it legally justified for…Read More
A 25-year-old man from Cocoa recently fired gunshots into the air near his girlfriend as he sat in a car driven by his mother. Prosecutors charged the suspect with multiple gun-related charges. The punishment for Florida gun-related convictions can be serious. If you…Read More
For decades, law enforcement officials have been seizing firearms at the Orlando International Airport. Fortunately, these isolated cases were most likely related to individuals who simply forgot to remove the personal weapons from their carry-on luggage before entering the airport and passing through TSA screening.
Even though it may have been an innocent…Read More
The Florida House Criminal Justice Subcommittee and the Senate Criminal Justice Committee passed a bill that would allow college students to carry guns on college campuses. If the bill becomes a law, then students, faculty and employees with gun licenses will be able to legally carry concealed handguns on…Read More
In Florida, if you have been charged with a crime, you have an opportunity to plead an affirmative defense. An affirmative defense is an assertion that, if true, will defeat the prosecution’s complaint, even if the allegations set forth in the complaint are true. In short, even if everything written…Read More
When someone is arrested of a crime, they may be charged with a federal crime, as well as a state crime. If you have been charged with a federal crime it is important to contact an experienced federal criminal defense attorney to represent you against charges that may…Read More
Florida has one of the toughest gun control laws in the country. The controversial “10-20-Life” model assigns a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 10 years for when an offender possesses or pulls a gun during the commission of certain crimes. Mere possession of a firearm or…Read More
Everyone should have the right to protect themselves, however, if you are carrying certain weapons or using a weapon in a certain manner you may find yourself facing criminal charges. If you have questions about the legal use and carrying of a weapon…Read More
The last patient still being hospitalized after being injured during the horrific Colorado movie theater shooting in July was finally discharged from the hospital earlier this week, according to a statement released by the University of Colorado Hospital.
The patient, a comedian by profession, was one of the 58 people injured…Read More