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Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013

More hilarity from the courts… Thompson v. DHSMV, 20 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 837 (4th Jud. Cir., Aug. 31, 2012) In this case, the court granted the Writ of Certiorari starting that “the hearing officer failed to follow the essential…

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Return to Confusion: With or Without Knowledge – Updated 08/13/12.

The Supreme Court of Florida has tried to clarify what the State need to do to prove a DWLS case when it does not have the presumption of knowledge that is found in the statute. ANDERSON v. STATE, 37 Fla….

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Probation Cases:

PERSON, A.K.A. PEARSON, v. STATE, 37 Fla. L. Weekly D634a (Fla. 3d DCA, Mar 14, 2012) Three violations found by trial court were unsupported (unfortunately this guy had five violations but the reasons dismissing three are always helpful). “While Person…

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