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

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

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 … Read moreFlorida’s standard ground law still confusing in light of Markieis Mcglocklon case

Felony murder laws in Florida highly criticized and misunderstood

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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. … Read moreFelony murder laws in Florida highly criticized and misunderstood

Girlfriend Arrested in Police Officer Death

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The girlfriend of a veteran Fort Lauderdale police officer found dead in Pembroke Pines was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree murder.

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Pembroke Pines police spokesman Capt. Al Xiques said. “We felt that was the best way to place her into custody.”

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 negotiated by her criminal defense lawyer. Such surrenders are often negotiated by lawyers in order to avoid the surprise and danger of serving a warrant. This is common and makes sense when it is known that an arrest is to be made and a defendant wishes to enter police custody without incident – Attorney William Moore, Broward County.

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Justifiable Homicide in Florida

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Justifiable Homicide will Result in No Charges Being Filed In exceptional circumstances, a homicide may be considered legal according to our Broward Criminal Lawyers. The Florida Criminal justice system has provided an exception for certain killings that may otherwise be termed as murder or manslaughter. These killings are known as justifiable homicide. One of the … Read moreJustifiable Homicide in Florida