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  • Hillsborough County State Attorney Creates
    Hillsborough County State Attorney Creates "Conviction Review Unit"

    In a letter dated March 14th, 1785, Benjamin Franklin noted as follows: "That it is better 100 guilty persons should escape, than one innocent person should suffer, is a maxim that has been long and ...

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  • Florida Sentencing Guideline Departures: Youth & Inability to Appreciate Consequences
    Florida Sentencing Guideline Departures: Youth & Inability to Appreciate Consequences

    If you have read our previous posts involving sentencing guideline departures, you likely have a basic understanding as to how the guidelines work. That being said, I will spare you the pang of a ...

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  • The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C. to Open New St. Petersburg, FL Location
    The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C. to Open New St. Petersburg, FL Location

    As The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C. enters its sixth year, the time has come to expand once again. As of August 1st, 2018, we will be located at 400 Carillon Parkway, Suite 130, St. Petersburg, FL. The new ...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court: Warrant Required for Historical Cell Phone Location Information
    U.S. Supreme Court: Warrant Required for Historical Cell Phone Location Information

    The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution protects citizens against the unreasonable search and/or seizure of their homes, vehicles, offices, and even conversations. If a search into a ...

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  • Florida Sentencing Guideline Departures: Victim as Initiator, Participant or Provoker of Incident
    Florida Sentencing Guideline Departures: Victim as Initiator, Participant or Provoker of Incident

    As you are probably aware, either through personal experience or from reading past blog posts on our site, the incarcerative component of a person's sentence, if there is to be one, is determined ...

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  • St. Petersburg DUI Attorney Donald Kilfin Identified as One of Florida's Top by the NAFDD
    St. Petersburg DUI Attorney Donald Kilfin Identified as One of Florida's Top by the NAFDD

    St. Petersburg DUI and criminal defense attorney Donald Kilfin is a member of the National Advocacy for DUI Defense (NAFDD), LLC, an organization that awards the nation's best private Driving Under ...

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