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Young People Vilified by Fort Lauderdale Police

Young People Vilified by Fort Lauderdale Police | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it

Fort Lauderdale law enforcement agencies are teaming up and cracking down on local criminal activity and while their efforts appear to be rooted in good faith, their statements could be perceived as vilification.

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Failures in the Field: A Breakdown of Sobriety Testing and Results

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Anyone who has ever been accused of DUI probably underwent a field test prior to being charged. Sobriety testing, also known as field testing, is a common law enforcement procedure arresting officers use to build probable cause.

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The Pros and Cons of Trying to Get Your Fort Lauderdale Criminal Record Expunged

In general, the state of Florida is a terrible place to be convicted of a crime. Florida currently ranks at number two in the country for the number of inmates residing on death row.

 

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The Mysterious Disappearance of Edmarie Lafontaine

The Mysterious Disappearance of Edmarie Lafontaine | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it

An aspiring actress made national headlines not once but twice in the same year after a borderline hysterical phone call sparked rumors that she may have been abducted by a Fort Lauderdale, Florida sex trafficking ring.

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Will Today’s’ Cigarette Smoker Need to Hire a Drug Lawyer in the Future?

Will Today’s’ Cigarette Smoker Need to Hire a Drug Lawyer in the Future? | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it

For Lauderdale’s Tobacco Free Partnership of Broward County is one of many organizations taking a serious aim at cigarettes and the people who love to smoke them.

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The Homeless Fall Victim to the Fort Lauderdale, Florida Judicial System

Poverty in America is as real as the stars and stripes on the national flag. The rise and fall of post-recession unemployment has given way to a rather unsettling future for millennials with statistics conveying the undeniable fact that close to 29% of individuals aged 18-34 reside at home with their parents.

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Florida Prisoners Maimed and Murdered in Horrific Florida Jail Explosion

Florida Prisoners Maimed and Murdered in Horrific Florida Jail Explosion | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it
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None of the inmates in Florida’s now notorious Escambia County Jail were sentenced to death by explosion, but that was the ultimate fate of at least two inmates who lost their lives in a fatal blast that rapidly spread through the booking and detention center. The jail housed approximately 600 inmates hailing from Western Florida, Broward County, Fort Lauderdale and beyond. Approximately 155 of these inmates were injured in the blast and the state attorney is now seeking out parties who might be responsible for the explosion, stating that criminal charges could be pressed against officials who might have smelled the gas leak.…
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Which Criminal Attorney Will They Hire to Defend God?

Which Criminal Attorney Will They Hire to Defend God? | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it
Nebraska State Senate, 2007 State Senator Ernie Chambers of Lincoln, Nebraska sued God in a court of law for allegedly causing “widespread death, destruct ...
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Are Fort Lauderdale Sex Crime Convicts Destined for Homelessness and Death?

Are Fort Lauderdale Sex Crime Convicts Destined for Homelessness and Death? | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it
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Sex crime accusations in Fort Lauderdale, Florida can have crippling effects on the accused, even if they serve time or are exonerated of their charge. This is the reason it is so important to appoint a Fort Lauderdale sex crimes attorney the instant a charge is incurred. Delay could equate to a wrongful arrest, a wrongful prison sentence, homelessness, 24-7 surveillance, even death.
In the case of Fort Lauderdale resident Frank Lee Smith, death was inevitable. He spent several years battling cancer while on death row, but his struggle was far deeper than any disease or prison sentence could ever be.…
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The Top Jobs That Could Get You Arrested

It’s the middle of the day. The sun is shining over the streets of Fort Lauderdale but it’s hard to enjoy the weather when a cold set of handcuffs is clasped tightly around your wrists and you are being informed of your right to an attorney.

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What Not To Do in the Event of an Arrest

What Not To Do in the Event of an Arrest | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it

Being arrested can have serious psychological effects. Finding yourself in handcuffs, in a jail cell or in the back of a law enforcement official’s automobile can lead you to panic and possibly act erratically.

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Criminal Charges are No Walk in the Park for Florida Moms

Criminal Charges are No Walk in the Park for Florida Moms | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it

Harsh punishments in Florida are at an all-time high and mothers from Fort Lauderdale to Miami, from the Heartland to the Treasure Coast and across-the-board are no longer safe from pending criminal charges for even the most minor of incidents.

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Cyber Espionage is Officially an International Criminal Defense Issue

Cyber Espionage is Officially an International Criminal Defense Issue | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it

Criminal defense attorneys scramble to make sense of the new rash of alleged international cyber crimes as nations point fingers at one another and raise spying accusations. At the center of the issue sit China and the US. Both nations claim to want the same thing – virtual privacy and security for all.

 

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Man with Criminal Charges Drowns in Fort Lauderdale’s New River

Man with Criminal Charges Drowns in Fort Lauderdale’s New River | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it

Along the banks of the New River, perpendicular to the Broward County Courthouse, the body of deceased criminal suspect John Ross was discovered by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department’s Marine Unit.

 

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The FBI and South Florida Violent Crime Unit Join Forces in Fort Lauderdale to Arrest a Homeless Warrior

The FBI and South Florida Violent Crime Unit Join Forces in Fort Lauderdale to Arrest a Homeless Warrior | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it

An ex-military member who found himself homeless and unemployed is hunted down by the FBI and the South Florida Crime Unit in association with a bank robbery charge.

 

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Rick Ross Stars in a Florida Shooting: The Mysterious Shots that Rival Rappers Call a Hoax 

Rick Ross Stars in a Florida Shooting: The Mysterious Shots that Rival Rappers Call a Hoax  | LEADER & LEADER P.A. Attorneys at Law | Scoop.it

A mysterious shooting that allegedly took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where celebrity Rick Ross was reportedly the target of a rain of gunfire, is still under investigation. While law enforcement officials dig deeper into the event that startled eyewitnesses, rival rappers have insinuated suspicions that the high speed chase complete with flying bullets aimed at the MC was actually rapper Rick Ross’s acting debut. In all fairness, the former CO who struck gold with his raspy voice and menacing lyrics became a target for other lyricists when his affiliation with law enforcement prior to his recording contract was confirmed to be fact rather than rumor. Since then, the Maybach Music millionaire has continued to enjoy the success of the limelight, but he’s made plenty of enemies along the way.

 

 

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Criminal Lawyers to Investigate a Real Life Case of the Langoliers (with images) · MichaelLeader

Missing Flight MH 370 bears some resemblance to the disappearing plane depicted in Stephen King’s 1990 novel, The Langoliers, but Mr. King is not the first author to scribe a seemingly impossible, entirely fictional tragedy only to witness it happen in real life.
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