Is mail fraud a felony?

In Florida, the law considers some white collar crimes to be felonies. This means the law treats the charges in a more severe manner. Felony convictions often come with longer jail sentences and bigger fines. Today, we will look at one of these crimes. Mail fraud is a...

Assaulting a firefighter in Florida

Firefighters in Florida must respond to accident scenes and conflagrations. When people are charged with assaulting firefighters or committing batteries against them, the defendants may face stiff penalties. Florida law specifically forbids assaults and batteries on...

When do the police need a search warrant?

Fourth Amendment rights under the U.S. Constitution are twofold. First, it protects your right to privacy at home. It also protects you from unreasonable and arbitrary governmental intrusions. It provides that the “[t]he right of the people to be secure in their...