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Month: February 2013

Can Juvenile Criminal Records be Expunged?

For various reasons, juveniles are treated differently than adults are when they commit criminal infractions. The juvenile criminal system functions to serve two primary purposes. First, it aims to hold juveniles accountable for behavior that breaks the law. Second and perhaps far more importantly in many cases, it aims to rehabilitate juvenile offenders and set them up …

Texting While Driving Increasing in Severity

A bill introducing a ban on driving while texting has received bipartisan support as it passed its first hurdle on the way to becoming law in the state of Florida. For some lawmakers in Florida, simply issuing a citation or traffic ticket for texting while driving is not enough when there have been reported accidents …

Hit and Run Awareness Kicks Off in central Florida

Florida Highway Patrol met with families who have lost a loved one in a hit and run accident on Monday. The meeting was designed to bring closure to the loved ones, and also to bring awareness to the hundreds of thousands of drivers that pass through Central Florida. FHP reported that there have been over …

The Status of Questionable Breathalyzer Results

The Florida Supreme Court is preparing to vote on a case that could change the way drunk drivers are prosecuted in the state. Three offenders who were charged with DUI after they submitted to breathalyzer tests are questioning the software used in their arrests. The only breath-alcohol-testing machines permitted for use in Florida are made …

Overturning the Progress of Red Light Cameras in Florida

The state of Florida’s House Economics Committee voted in favor of beginning the process of taking away the right of local counties and cities to use cameras to catch drivers running red lights. Each year, critics and supporters of the controversial red light traffic signal cameras argue over the use of the cameras to collect fines …

Uneventful Town Home to Industrious Meth Lab

The Villages is a relatively quiet town in the center of Sumter County, about two hours northwest of Orlando. The Villages has a population of approximately 93,000 is typically quiet and peaceful. The reason for this is because the town is for seniors over the age 55. The condos and apartments are all designed for …

Shifting the Perception of Domestic Violence

An Orange County woman won a measure of justice after years of waiting. Her ex-husband received a 20-year prison term followed by 10 years of probation for hitting her in the head and attempting to choke her. Reminiscent of the O.J. Simpson case, the defendant made headlines as he held off police for hours in …

Community Service Not a Priority for Some Celebrities

Four years ago, the singer, Chris Brown was charged with attacking his girlfriend, Rihanna in a rented Lamborghini on a Los Angeles street. Brown pled guilty to the charge, but Brown’s attorney asked if he could finish his community service in Richmond, Virginia where his mother lived. The judge agreed, and Brown was allowed to …

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