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COURT REVERSED FOR A NEW TRIAL FINDING THE TRIAL COURT SHOULD NOT HAVE ALLOWED THE STATE TO EXERCISE A PEREMPTORY CHALLENGE ON AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN JUROR, BECAUSE THE REASONS ARTICULATED FOR THE STRIKE WERE NOT GENUINE

Apr 06th, 2021 in News by admin

COURT REVERSED FOR A NEW TRIAL FINDING THE TRIAL COURT SHOULD NOT HAVE ALLOWED THE STATE TO EXERCISE A PEREMPTORY CHALLENGE ON AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN JUROR, BECAUSE THE REASONS ARTICULATED FOR THE STRIKE WERE NOT GENUINE Gibson v. State, Fla. L. Weekly…


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Criminal Law: The State must prove actual physical control in a careless driving case

Apr 04th, 2021 in News by admin

Criminal Law: The State must prove actual physical control in a careless driving case -- State failed to prove that defendant was in actual physical control of vehicle where defendant had been transported to hospital before trooper arrived at scene of…


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