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Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Florida Man Gets Attempted Second Degree Murder Charge Reduced

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

A jury convicted Edwin Paul Frinks on a lesser charge of attempted manslaughter. Frinks was charged by prosecutors for attempted second-degree murder. Like all homicide cases, attempted homicide cases can be broken down into various degrees. That includes attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, and attempted manslaughter. In this case, Frinks was being accused… Read More »

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Suspect Held in XXXTentacion Murder

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Dedrick Williams, the 22-year-old man suspected for the murder of rapper XXXTentacion, is being held without bond on a first-degree murder charge. Williams was brought in by the Broward County Sheriff’s office on the 20th of June. Williams is charged with first-degree murder without premeditation. The rapper was said to be ambushed by two… Read More »

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Woman Who Shook Baby to Death Attempts to Revive Plea Deal in Prison

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Stephanie King is serving life in prison for the murder of her two-and-a-half-year-old stepson, Michael Cox. According to the prosecution, King shook the child repeatedly to make him stop crying and then hit his head against a toilet seat. The child died. As a result, King was sentenced to life in prison. Let’s backtrack… Read More »

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How Did the Prosecution Lose the Casey Anthony Case?

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Ten years after a jury acquitted Casey Anthony of first-degree murder, people are again thinking about a murder trial that enthralled an entire nation. Many were outraged when the verdict came back “not guilty” while others believed that the prosecution (must have) failed to prove its case. Some saw it as a repudiation of… Read More »

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Probe Says Cops Targeted Black Floridians to Improve Record

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

The case involved not only the police officers of the Biscayne Park police department but their police chief as well. In order to impress leaders with a perfect crime-solving record, the department decided to pin four burglaries on a black teenager. When their dastardly plan was discovered, it revealed a policy of pinning crimes… Read More »

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Feds Now Deporting Legal Immigrants Convicted of Nonviolent Drug Crimes

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Perhaps because they’ve run out of illegal immigrants to deport, the feds have shifted focus to the legal ones. Specifically, those who at one time or another were convicted of a crime – regardless of whether or not they paid their debt to society. Most recently, a Miami woman stopped on her way back… Read More »

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Defense for Boca Raton Mayor Seeks Clarification for Charges

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

While it’s true that defense attorneys are paid to ensure that defendants receive a fair trial in a court of law, sometimes there’s not much more that we can do other than keep the prosecution honest. The truth is that some clients are just plain guilty and did precisely what the prosecution is saying… Read More »

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Juror Dismissed on First Day of the Lake Boyz Trial

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

The first day of the Lake Boyz trial did not disappoint. Although the courtroom is often the subject of entertainment and drama, actual court proceedings tend to be rather boring. That was not, however, the case for the first day of Lake Boyz trial. One lawyer had to be rushed to the hospital. One… Read More »

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