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Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Create And Distribute Animal Crush Videos

Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Create And Distribute Animal Crush Videos

Jacksonville, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Nicole Danielle Devilbiss (35, Jacksonville) today pleaded guilty to conspiracy to create and distribute animal crush videos. Devilbiss faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set. Animal crushing is defined under federal criminal law […]

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Public records exemption to protect county and city attorneys nears the finish line

Public records exemption to protect county and city attorneys nears the finish line

Public records exemption to protect county and city attorneys nears the finish line Rep. Kristen Arrington The Legislature is poised to give county and city attorneys a public records exemption to protect against death threats and stalking. The House voted 119-0 on Thursday to approve HB 103 by Rep. Kristen Arrington, D-Kissimmee. A vote on […]

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Miami Law’s Harvey Sepler brings insight and experience to constitutional law course at OLLI

Public records exemption to protect county and city attorneys nears the finish line

Miami Law’s Harvey Sepler brings insight and experience to constitutional law course at OLLI The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Miami provides educational, intellectual, and social enrichment to individuals 50 years and older Judge Edwin Scales III, Third District Court of Appeals, Justice John Couriel, Florida Supreme Court & Harvey Sepler Only […]

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Lakeland Man Sentenced To 28 Years For 13 Armed Robberies

Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Create And Distribute Animal Crush Videos

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington has sentenced Scott Carpenter, Jr. (46, Lakeland) to 28 years in federal prison for interference with commerce by robbery and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. The court also ordered Carpenter to forfeit three firearms and 122 rounds of […]

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Speaker Renner signals support for reforming sovereign immunity laws

Public records exemption to protect county and city attorneys nears the finish line

Speaker Renner signals support for reforming sovereign immunity laws House Speaker Paul Renner/House Photo Original House Speaker Paul Renner, a Palm Coast attorney, says he supports reforming “sovereign immunity” laws that shield government entities from civil liability. Whether that breathes new life into stalled legislation remains to be seen. “I don’t think the government should […]

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Download this week’s Florida Bar News Briefs

Public records exemption to protect county and city attorneys nears the finish line

Download this week’s Florida Bar News Briefs The latest edition of Florida Bar News Briefs, a weekly podcast dedicated to what’s happening in the legal profession, is now available with stories including: House Speaker Paul Renner saying he supports reforming “sovereign immunity” laws that shield government entities from civil liability. A rewrite of a bill that […]

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Serial Bank Robber Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison

Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Create And Distribute Animal Crush Videos

Orlando, Florida – U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton today sentenced Timothy Jones, (60, Orlando) to 25 years in federal prison for bank robbery. The court also ordered Jones to forfeit $30,000 of unrecovered proceeds from his robberies. Jones pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery on September 26, 2023.  According to court documents, […]

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Bill requiring judges to consider ‘supported decision making’ when appointing guardians for the developmentally disabled on the fast track

Public records exemption to protect county and city attorneys nears the finish line

Bill requiring judges to consider ‘supported decision making’ when appointing guardians for the developmentally disabled on the fast track Rep. Allison Tant The Legislature is poised to approve a bipartisan measure that would require judges to first consider “supported decision making” before appointing a guardian for people with developmental disabilities. The House voted 117-0 on […]

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Orlando Man Charged With Smuggling Firearms From The United States To Canada

Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Create And Distribute Animal Crush Videos

Orlando, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the return of an indictment charging Jonen Castillo (23, Orlando) with smuggling firearms from the United States to Canada. If convicted, Castillo faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The indictment also notifies Castillo that the United States intends to forfeit a […]

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