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Crime and Punishment

I recently attended a continuing legal education seminar on issues of Law and Politics from the perspective of historical political philosophers which reminded me that Crime and Punishment was not just some old book. Some of the thinkers we discussed… Read More
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Negligent Homicide

Many have heard the term Negligent Homicide in cases involving DUI or discharging of a firearm causing death. There is a specific term used in Florida criminal statutes known as Culpable Negligence that defines what kind of behavior can be criminally… Read More
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Crime and Judgment: Hot Car Death in Palm Harbor, Florida

The judgments we make about those who are accused of crimes is interesting. During an exercise class yesterday, I overheard two women talking about the recent death of a child left in a hot car, in Palm Harbor, Florida. They were saying how horrible… Read More
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George Zimmerman Auctions Gun

Return of Firearms After Criminal Charges Dropped In the strangest twist of the remarkable life of George Zimmerman, the Orlando man charged and acquitted for killing an unarmed teenager in 2013, Zimmerman has decided to auction the gun used to kill… Read More
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Categories: Guns, News

Police Questioning Pasco County, Florida

What do you do if the police want to question you? What happens if you receive a call or are otherwise asked to appear at a police station for questioning in a crime? Should you go? Should you bring an attorney? Will they arrest you? This blog will a… Read More
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What happens if your dog bites someone?

Anyone who knows me, knows I love dogs. Here’s a recent photo of our newest dog Jasper, who we adopted (or adopted us) from the Pasco County Animal Services in September. And here’s a picture of our other dog, Rosie, who we found tied to… Read More
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Categories: News

Running from the Police

As we all know, running from the police can be a bad idea. Along with whatever charges the police might be chasing you for, they will usually send a dog after you which will find you and bite you. If you’ve ever seen the bites from a police dog… Read More
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Categories: News, Probable Cause