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Monthly Archives: November 2019

How does Florida define first degree murder?

By Scott N. Richardson, P.A. |

If you face first degree murder charges in Florida, the specific charge against you may be one of three types of homicide. Florida defines homicide itself as an unlawful killing of another person.  As FindLaw explains, you commit first degree murder, a/k/a capital murder, if you commit one of the following three types of homicide:  Kill… Read More »

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Eyewitness lineup errors could lead to wrongful conviction

By Scott N. Richardson, P.A. |

When people are charged with a violent crime, they may be sentenced to spend years in prison or face a number of other penalties. Those who are guilty of committing a crime deserve the punishment given to them by the court. Unfortunately, not everyone convicted of a crime is actually guilty. Flaws in eyewitness… Read More »

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What is fentanyl?

By Scott N. Richardson, P.A. |

The opioid crisis is impacting states all over the country, including Florida. Fentanyl is a particularly dangerous synthetic opioid that was originally approved as a treatment for severe pain related to cancer. It has since become widely abused and sold illegally and is also linked to high overdose risk. According to the Centers for Disease… Read More »

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