Category Archives: Criminal Law

Matthew Izzi

Prosecutors Must Stop Sending Innocent People to Jail

This time last year, for the first time in history, a prosecutor was jailed for knowingly sending an innocent man to jail, highlighting a new trend in criminal justice. In recent years, there has been a steady steam of stories surfacing about instances … Continue reading

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Matthew Konecky

Can Police Stop You for the Color of Your Car?

Does the color of your car match the description on your registration? If not, you may be worried that the police could pull you over. A recent ruling by the Florida Supreme Court, however, has established that this scenario is … Continue reading

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Matthew Konecky

Florida Challenges Red Light Camera Tickets as Unconstitutional

Red light camera tickets are a hot button issue across the country. I can tell you specifically in South Florida the Courts have been back and forth on the issue…until now. The 4th District Court of Appeal for the State … Continue reading

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Matthew Konecky

When Law Enforcement Creates Crime

While attempting to get crime off the street, the police often engage in tactics that unnecessarily invite people to engage in criminal activities. In several recent cases of entrapment, it’s obvious that law enforcement is creating crime to stop crime. … Continue reading

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Matthew Izzi

How Will California’s Decision on the Death Penalty Affect Capital Punishment Nationwide?

In a recent decision, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned California’s death penalty. For the rest of the nation, a decision deeming California’s specific death penalty unconstitutional may not initially seem like big news. However, seeing as California had … Continue reading

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Jason Cheung

Qualifying For California’s Medical Marijuana Defense

Marijuana is a harmless substance. Marijuana, in fact, demonstrates anti-cancer properties, making marijuana healthier than other legal drugs, like tobacco.  Although the state of California continues to prosecute innocent people who use, possess, grow, or transport marijuana, the citizens of … Continue reading

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