Inventory Search addressed by 1st DCA

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Kilburn v. State, 36 Fla. L. Weekly D394b (Fla. 1st DCA, Feb 22, 2011): Defense appeal of denial of motion to suppress (inventory search), reversed – Inventory search must be conducted according to standardized criteria.  Good case with supporting case law citations.

Jones v State, 36 Fla. L. Weekly D349 (Fla. 4th DCA, Feb 16, 2011): Defense appeal of direct criminal contempt, reversed – Deals with section 914.04, Florida Statutes and immunity.  Defense cannot grant immunity to defense witnesses in order to make them testify.

D.W.G. v. State, 36 Fla. L. Weekly D357 (Fla. 1st DCA, Feb 16, 2011): Juvenile case – Judge departed from DJJ recommended sentence.  DCA reversed because court did not follow requirements for departure sentence.  Requirements explained.

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