Articles and Lectures by William R. Moore

William Moore on failure to preserve evidence

Destruction of Evidence in Elbo Room Manslaughter Case

In a Broward County criminal manslaughter case, pending since August 2012, Elbo Room bouncer Christian Nunez was shot and killed by patron Gregory Burns after an altercation. Burns was set to stand trial this year in the matter, however, after defense counsel sought to re-examine evidence in the case, it was learned that all items …

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Domestic Battery Defense

What makes the battery arrest domestic violence?

According to criminal attorney William R Moore, an arrest for battery, misdemeanor or felony, will wind up in front of the domestic violence judge if there is a certain relationship between the accused and the alleged victim. Battery is the unwanted striking of another person, which causes them harm. The level of harm, use of …

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Leaving the scene of an accident

Leaving the scene of an accident: Can I leave a note?

If you hit a parked car and are unable to find the owner, most people understand the law to require that the driver at fault leave a note with his or her contact information. Under Florida law, however, this isn’t quite enough as Florida statutes require that the accident be reported to the local police …

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Should I submit to roadside sobriety exercises?

If you are pulled over and suspected for DUI in Broward County Florida, the investigating officer will undoubtedly ask used to submit to roadside sobriety exercises. Many people unknowingly attempt to perform the one leg stand, finger to nose and heel-to-toe exercises despite there being no legal requirement to do so. These sobriety exercises are …

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