Our legal team often has thoughts to share with current and potential clients on a range of topics related to criminal law in Florida. Take a look at our recent posts to get the helpful information you need to stay informed about the law and your rights.
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  • Changes to Evidence Code Affects Testimony in DUI Cases Under Florida’s new law governing the admissibility of expert evidence, judges will have to determine whether expert testimony satisfies all the requirements.
  • Supreme Court Rules Dog Sniff Case Smells Last week the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Florida v. Jardines, a case involving police use of a drug-sniffing dog on the front porch of a home to detect marijuana growing inside. The Court held that “the government’s use of trained police dogs to investigate the home and its immediate surroundings is a ‘search’ within...
  • Why I Chose To Be A Criminal Defense Lawyer As a criminal defense attorney you hear this question a lot and it’s a hard one to answer. Most people expect a very legal-sounding response. One that goes something like this: I defend people because without good, competent defense the constitution has no value. If people are charged with crimes and we don’t have a...
  • Florida Medicare Fraud Lawyer Questions Government Crackdown Fort Lauderdale Medicare fraud lawyer Robert Malove comments on the Medicare fraud crackdown that resulted in thirty-three arrests in South Florida.  The arrests were part of a national take down of Medicare fraud suspects.As part of a national takedown by the Justice Department, thirty-three South Florida healthcare professionals were charged with a variety of Medicare...
  • Fall Out From Findings of FBI Overstating Hair DNA Matches Chilling new discoveries made in the usage in the FBI's microscopic hair comparison unit
  • U.S. Supreme Court Sets Limits on Blood Testing in DUI Cases In Missouri v. McNeely, a majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices said that the Constitution does not authorize police to obtain a blood specimen from someone who they suspect is DUI without ever having to comply with the Fourth Amendment’s a warrant requirement.  There is no hard and fast rule for all cases where the police want to take...
  • San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith Busted for DUI, Again San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested for DUI early this past Friday following a single-car accident in San Jose.  The arrest was Smith’s second DUI arrest.  In 2012, Smith was arrested following a nite of too much partying on Miami Beach.In that case, Smith entered the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s DUI Diversion program, Back on...