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GunCharges

Is it Illegal to 3D Print a Gun?

By The 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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Man Accused of Throwing Daughter off Bridge Set to Stand Trial

By The 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 »

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Softball Coach Arrested on Charges of Attempting to Produce Child Pornography

By The 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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CrimLaw7

Will Curtis Reeves Get New Stand Your Ground Hearing?

By The 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 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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How Did the Prosecution Lose the Casey Anthony Case?

By The 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 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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Juror Dismissed on First Day of the Lake Boyz Trial

By The 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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Defense

The Strange Case of Gary Kitchings

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Gary Kitchings is the Uber driver who was recently sentenced to 22 years in prison for the rape of one his passengers. At 58 years of age, Kitchings had no prior record and had worked many of those years as a foster parent to some of Florida’s most vulnerable children. That image is difficult… Read More »

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High Stakes Real Estate Agents Involved in Extortion Scandal

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Extortion is one of those crimes that happen every day in a myriad of different ways. Essentially, extortion is when one individual coerces another individual to do something “or else”. Well, anyone who has ever had a job knows that their boss says, “do your work or else you get fired.” The government says,… Read More »

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