Murder, Homicide & Manslaughter

William R. Moore on Deadly Force and use of firearm to defend one' self

Florida’s standard ground law still confusing in light of Markieis Mcglocklon case

The recent Markeis Mcglocklon arrest is the latest long-line of controversial cases involving deadly force which is claimed to have been used in self-defense. Criminal law used to require a person to retreat from a threat The use of deadly force to defend oneself has always existed, however, under common law, the defender first had …

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Broward Felony Murder Defense Attorneys Home

Felony murder laws in Florida highly criticized and misunderstood

Florida adheres to felony murder rule despite other states in our nation having declared it unconstitutional. Most of our laws derive from governing rules considered to be inherent in nature hundreds of years ago. This system of criminal law was known as common-law which still stands as the foundation of our Florida criminal justice system. …

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Scott Weiland and wife crimes

Girlfriend Arrested in Police Officer Death

The girlfriend of a veteran Fort Lauderdale police officer found dead in Pembroke Pines was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree murder. Tiniko Thompson, was arrested and booked at the Pembroke Pines Police Department today in connection with the death of her boyfriend, a South Florida Police Officer claims Sun-Sentinel reporters. A voluntary surrender was …

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