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Florida Drug Law Unconstitutional says, Federal Judge
Florida Drug Law Unconstitutional says, Federal Judge

A Federal Judge in Florida has declared that state's drug law unconstitutional. The St. Petersberg Times reports here that: U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven of Orlando issued a ruling Wednesday that struck down the state's Drug Abuse Prevention and Control law, saying it ...

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Blog posts in July, 2011

  • DUI Study Reveals Surprising Results

    Miguel F. P. de Figueiredo, a professor at U.C. Berkeley and Yale Law School, conducted a study (here is the abstract) in Arkansas asking whether ...

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  • Georgia Records Inmate's Execution

    Andrew DeYoung was executed Thursday in Georgia for killing his parents and sister in 1993. He was executed by lethal injection using a new anesthetic ...

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  • The Dangers of 'Caylee's Law' in State Capitals

    In Nashville like nearly 20 other state capitals across the country legislation has been introduced to address the perceived problems with the verdict ...

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  • TN Legislatures push for "Caylee's Law"

    After the surprising not-guilty verdict in the Casey Anthony trial, legislatures have drafted a bill known as "Caylee's Law" for the state of ...

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  • Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Chattanooga Police Officers (D&H Clients)

    Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit In Police Shooting Of Alonzo Heyward Collier Says Officers Did Not Violate Constitutional Rights Through Use Of ...

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  • 6th Circuit Denies Retroactivity of the Fair Sentencing Act

    United States v. Marrero The 6th Circuit decided Wednesday that the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 is not retroactive to the date when a defendant ...

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  • TN Court of Appeals Affirms Aggravated Robbery Conviction

    State of Tennessee v. Alvertis Boyd The Tennessee Court of Appeals decided State v. Alvertis Boyd on July 1. The Defendant, Boyd, was convicted by a ...

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  • New Sports Agent Law in Tennessee

    There is a new sports agent law that took effect July 1st as reported in Business Insider.Com . The new Tennessee law requires all sports agents ...

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  • New TN Criminal Laws Effective July 1

    On July 1, several new laws for the state of TN went into effect. There are many laws that pertain to various aspects of criminal law. We have written ...

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