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When Does a 911 Call Allow Police to Enter Your Home?

Just came across an interesting case from the Second District Court of Appeals , and I thought I’d share it with all of you. As always, the information below is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. In Lapace v. State, 2D17-1493 (link to PDF, full text below), the Second District

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When is a Tip Not Enough?

Welcome back! It’s been a great year here at hatejail.com and I’m hopeful that your year has been just as good as mine. I’m planning on kicking my legal writing back into high gear for the rest of 2018 and onward, so buckle up for some in-depth legal analysis of recent district

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To Mitigate or Litigate?

Everybody wants a lawyer in their corner who will fight for them. “Fight” doesn’t always mean what you might think it does. Sometimes fighting for your client means less beating up on witnesses on cross-examination and more presenting as much mitigation evidence to help soften or reduce the client’s exposure

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Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!  2018 was a great year for me personally and professionally and for the growing  hatejail.com. I hope that you and your families have a happy, safe, and jail-free year!  In the spirit of the New Year, Florida passed a few new laws that went into effect on January

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RENT TO GROAN?? An Overview of F.S. 812.155

Statute Overview: 812.155, Failure to Return Hired or Leased Personal Property The Law Office of Matthew Glassman welcomes you back to my law blog and I’m doing something a little different this week. Instead of reviewing a recent case and how it might be relevant to you and your case,

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