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Fort Lauderdale teacher faces allegations of sex with student

Charges of criminal sexual misconduct can destroy a person's reputation. With every state now required to maintain a sex offender registry, the damage can be lifelong for those who are convicted. This is the prospect now faced by a Fort Lauderdale high school teacher who faces felony charges of having a sexual relationship with an underage student.

Fort Lauderdale teacher faces allegations of sex with student

Charges of criminal sexual misconduct can destroy a person's reputation. With every state now required to maintain a sex offender registry, the damage can be lifelong for those who are convicted. This is the prospect now faced by a Fort Lauderdale high school teacher who faces felony charges of having a sexual relationship with an underage student.

Florida teacher accused of cocaine possession

An arrest for drug possession in Florida can have long-term side effects. If convicted of drug charges, the defendant may face not only the legal penalties, but serious consequences in connection with employment, housing and professional licensing. This is the situation faced by a young Jacksonville area teacher who was arrested for being in possession of cocaine in her classroom.

Florida teacher accused of cocaine possession

An arrest for drug possession in Florida can have long-term side effects. If convicted of drug charges, the defendant may face not only the legal penalties, but serious consequences in connection with employment, housing and professional licensing. This is the situation faced by a young Jacksonville area teacher who was arrested for being in possession of cocaine in her classroom.

Florida jury acquits four of "pill mill" drug charges

When does a doctor cross the line between writing legitimate prescriptions for patients and illegal drug trafficking? That was the question a Florida federal court jury wrestled with recently as three doctors and an investor in their clinics were tried on federal drug charges. Fortunately for the four defendants, the jury found all of them not guilty on all counts.

Florida jury acquits four of "pill mill" drug charges

When does a doctor cross the line between writing legitimate prescriptions for patients and illegal drug trafficking? That was the question a Florida federal court jury wrestled with recently as three doctors and an investor in their clinics were tried on federal drug charges. Fortunately for the four defendants, the jury found all of them not guilty on all counts.

Man who served 42 years in prison freed by scientific evidence

Florida readers of this blog have probably heard about some of the recent cases around the country in which people who were wrongfully convicted of a crime years ago have been freed based on DNA analysis that was not available at the time of the trial. DNA evidence has demonstrated the innocence of a number of people convicted of felony charges including murder and rape.

Man who served 42 years in prison freed by scientific evidence

Florida readers of this blog have probably heard about some of the recent cases around the country in which people who were wrongfully convicted of a crime years ago have been freed based on DNA analysis that was not available at the time of the trial. DNA evidence has demonstrated the innocence of a number of people convicted of felony charges including murder and rape.

Catcher charged with felony assault on umpire

In recent years there has been growing concern over attacks by athletes and parents on sports officials. Recently in Coral Springs, Florida, an incident at a baseball game led to felony charges against one of the players. The 21-year-old catcher at an adult amateur game was arrested and charged with felony battery on a sports official.

Catcher charged with felony assault on umpire

In recent years there has been growing concern over attacks by athletes and parents on sports officials. Recently in Coral Springs, Florida, an incident at a baseball game led to felony charges against one of the players. The 21-year-old catcher at an adult amateur game was arrested and charged with felony battery on a sports official.

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