Pedro Gil v. The State of Florida

In 2011, Pedro Gil was issued a citation Driving With A Suspended License. He went to court and pled guilty to the charge on the citation. He was adjudicated guilty and fined. Pedro thought he had done the responsible thing…

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Shanks: Another Good Case on Sealing Records

SHANKS v. STATE, 82 So.3d 1226 (Fla. 1st DCA 2012) Here is a petition to seal case where, for all the best efforts, a great decision was had yet there was one silly error. Shanks supports the granting of a…

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New Florida Supreme Court Case on Peremptory Challenges

  HAYES vs. STATE, 37 Fla. L. Weekly S253a (Fla., Apr 5 2012) Peremptory challenges during jury selection are once again the subject of this Court’s review. More specifically, we address the misapplication by both the trial court and the…

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A Twist in Analyzing Traffic Laws for Stop Motions

State v. Romine, 19 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 349 (4th Jud. Cir., Jan 11 2012): Order granting Motion to Suppress affirmed. The driver was stopped for crossing the “outside lane marker” then return to her lane. There was video evidence…

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