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Judge Andrews Grants Motion to Suppress: Don’t Stretch the limits of Credulity or the Constitution Officer

by Haydee Oropesa On May 7, 2014, Judge Michael Andrews entered an order (read here) granting a motion to suppress in a drug trafficking case.  …

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Judge Burgess Tweets about 6th Circuit Judicial Survey

by Haydee Oropesa Ballots for Florida’s 6th Circuit Judicial Survey have gone out.  Judges serving Pinellas and Pasco counties will be rated by attorneys practicing…

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Circuit Judge Thane Covert: Not So Fast Judge Grube

by Haydee Oropesa   Kevin Reed, a Commercial Driver’ s License holder, was fined for speeding in the City of Clearwater last year.  Mr. Reed was…

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Seminole County Judge Schoonover: Why Can’t We Be Friends?

by Haydee Oropesa Sandra Chace, wife in a divorce case, prior to final judgment in her case, received a friend request from Seminole County Judge…

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Rule 4-8.2 : The Truth Shall Set You Free

by Haydee Oropesa Rule 4-8.2 of the Florida Rules of Professional Conduct, prohibits a lawyer from “making a statement that the lawyer knows to be…

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“Debtors Prison” or “Sentencing Path” to Freedom

by Haydee Oropesa Local Tampa Bay attorneys are reacting to the recent Tampa Bay Times article by Curtis Krueger as well as the Pinellas Circuit…

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6th Circuit of Florida Annual Judicial Survey

In the next couple of months over 100 attorneys who practice in the 6th Circuit of Florida will participate in a judicial survey of judges…

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