leifertlaw August 5, 2015 Courts
Calling someone accidentally by inadvertently pressing a button (or touch screen) on a cell phone can be a nuisance, but so-called “butt-dialing” is something we’ve all done at one point or another. Most of the time, the call is cancelled or otherwise ended and no issues arise. But other times, as our West Palm Beach Continue Reading..
leifertlaw June 29, 2015 Courts
Yesterday, in the case of Glossip v. Gross, the United States Supreme Court ruled against three death row inmates who were seeking to prevent the use of a certain lethal injection drug that can cause excruciating pain. The majority opinion, written by Justice Alito, articulated that the inmates failed to identify a viable alternative method Continue Reading..
leifertlaw April 27, 2015 Courts
This past week, the United States Supreme Court ruled that police officers who delay the conclusion of a traffic stop while they wait for a law enforcement canine to sniff for drugs (a process riddled with inaccuracy, as we will explore in this post) violate the Constitution by doing so. Our West Palm Beach and Continue Reading..
leifertlaw March 9, 2015 Courts
Picture this: everything’s going great in your life until — bam! — you’re arrested for living with your girlfriend or boyfriend. No, it’s not a nightmare you’re having about how your parents will respond to your new relationship; it’s a practical reality under current Florida law. Our society truly embodies most the advancements of the Continue Reading..
leifertlaw February 7, 2015 Courts
As our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know, video evidence of an individual appearing to commit a crime is not necessarily indisputable evidence that they actually did commit that certain crime. That said, it certainly doesn’t bode well for the defense team when the defendant is on camera doing what the prosecution Continue Reading..
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