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Is it Illegal to 3D Print a Gun?

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

Since 3D guns are in the news, the question that surrounds them is: are they illegal to manufacture? If they are illegal to manufacture, is it illegal to sell the schematics that are then used to print the guns? Is it illegal to merely possess these schematics? These are the sorts of questions that… Read More »

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Parking Lot Shooter Charged in Stand Your Ground Case

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

Michael Drejka, who drew national headlines last month when he shot another man in a Florida parking lot, has been charged by the state’s Attorney General with voluntary manslaughter. This is a reversal of the local PD who abstained from filing charges against Drejka. The altercation occurred in a parking lot after he and… Read More »

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Man Accused of Throwing Daughter off Bridge Set to Stand Trial

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

John Jonchuck is accused of throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge to her death, a crime for which he faces the death penalty. According to reports, John Jonchuck took his daughter out for a ride one night. Speeding down the road, Jonchuck was trailed by a police cruiser that signaled him to pull… Read More »

Wrongful death suit filed against Riviera man in wife’s 2017 shooting

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

By Jane Musgrave – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer WEST PALM BEACH — A year after a Riviera Beach firearms dealer was accused of shooting his wife dead, her grieving parents have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against him while he sits in the Palm Beach County jail awaiting trial on a murder charge…. Read More »

Advocate

Softball Coach Arrested on Charges of Attempting to Produce Child Pornography

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

A man working as a teaching assistant at Northview High School and a girl’s travel softball coach has been arrested on one count of attempting to produce child pornography. Investigators say that Jason Ford posed as a college softball recruiter in an attempt to get young women to send him explicit videos. After getting… Read More »

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Will Curtis Reeves Get New Stand Your Ground Hearing?

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

A former police officer who shot a man in a movie theater and then claimed he was afraid for his life may now get a new stand your ground hearing. The question, of course, is whether or not Curtis Reeves had the right to pull the trigger in a crowded movie theater because he… Read More »

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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 »

DefRights

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 »

Courtroom

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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