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Monthly Archives: October 2019

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U.S. Supreme Court Considers Crucial Criminal Defendants’ Rights, Including Survival of Insanity Defense

By William Wallshein P.A. |

In October, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two very important criminal cases: Kahler v. Kansas, which examines whether states can legally eliminate the insanity defense, or whether that violates citizens’ eighth and 14th Amendment rights, and Ramos v. Louisiana, which considers whether the 14th Amendment requires states to guarantee the Sixth… Read More »

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Vape

Federal Criminal Investigation Opened into Vaping Products

By William Wallshein P.A. |

In late September, federal officials announced that they would be opening up a federal criminal investigation into a number of lung-related illnesses linked to vaping. According to the latest reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of confirmed or probable cases of disease has reached 530, with eight people… Read More »

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Juvenile

Federal Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Overuse of Solitary Confinement in Florida’s Juvenile Detention Centers

By William Wallshein P.A. |

In September, a class action lawsuit arguing that Florida juvenile detention centers are violating state law by keeping minors in solitary confinement for too long was filed. According to the data, just in one year, more than 4,300 minors in the state who are in these detention centers for committing juvenile crimes were placed… Read More »

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WorkStress

How to Minimize Any Impacts Your Divorce Has On Your Productivity at Work

By William Wallshein P.A. |

As divorce attorneys practicing here in Florida, one common question that we receive is how to make sure that one’s divorce does not distract them from work. While divorces can unquestionably be consuming of both your time and energy, there are some techniques you can use to handle the challenges; while continuing to maintain… Read More »

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