Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer

On Tuesday, April 7th, Kentucky Senator (and Dr.) Rand Paul announced that he’d like you to vote for him on November 8th of next year as he made official his candidacy for President of the United States. We know that one of the things that sets Paul apart from his official and presumptive competitors seeking Continue Reading..

Florida Halts Execution Amidst Lethal Drug Issues

leifertlaw February 18, 2015 Florida Jails

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer

The Florida Supreme Court has halted the execution of a convicted murderer originally scheduled for tomorrow amid questions over whether or not the use of Florida’s lethal injection drugs amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. The Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution explicitly prohibits the infliction of cruel and unusual punishment, meaning that if the Continue Reading..

Mandatory Minimums and Marissa Alexander

leifertlaw January 30, 2015 Florida Jails

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers

As Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers, we’re all too familiar with the unfortunate case of Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman thrown in prison for firing a warning shot in self-defense. Back in 2010, Ms. Alexander fired a warning shot near her estranged husband who had been threatening her (and had a history Continue Reading..

The Sunshine State’s Prison Problem

leifertlaw January 14, 2015 Florida Jails

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers

It should come as no surprise to learn that Florida’s prison system is a mess, and by more than one measure. Incarceration rates are increasing as crime is decreasing, reports of torture emanate from our correctional facilities, living conditions are often unbearable, etc. — the list goes on. Our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal Continue Reading..

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing: Just Another Injustice?

leifertlaw October 6, 2014 Florida Jails

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers

Florida’s mandatory minimum gun laws might have initially been proposed and passed as a way to deter gun crimes and punish those who commit them, but as our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know, they often have unintended, unjust consequences. As was highlighted in a national broadcast by CBS this past weekend, Continue Reading..

Leifert & Leifert Criminal Defense

Leifert & Leifert Criminal Defense

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