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Justices: Police Can Conduct Stops for Obstructed License Plates

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that an obstructed license plate on the road does justify traffic stops by law enforcement. The decision settles several contradicting court precedents on an ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Dog Sniff Searches Cannot Extend Traffic Stops

In April, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered a decision that's likely to shift the perspective on countless traffic stops occurring all over the country. In the case of Rodriguez v. United States, ...
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Florida Supreme Court Rules "Actual Knowledge" Key in Hit & Run Convictions

The Florida Supreme Court has made a recent decision that could greatly impact the future of hit and run convictions in Florida. The February 26 decision states that "actual knowledge" by ...
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Florida Bill Seeks to Allow Recordings in Sexual Abuse Cases

On December 19, Florida State Representative Jared Moskowitz filed proposal HB 131, seeking to allow secretly recorded conversations to be used as evidence in sexual abuse cases where a child under ...
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Supreme Court's Rule Change Unveils Jailhouse Snitches

Jailhouse snitches have been a major source of false testimony in criminal cases for a long time, and recent changes enacted by the Florida Supreme Court are lifting the curtain on these mysterious ...
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