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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:37:08 GMT

FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV

Judge sets DUI setup trial for May
FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV
A plea deal or a sweetheart deal? That's what many in the legal community are asking about the plea deal three Tampa attorneys have worked out with the Florida Bar. The three are accused of setting up a courtroom rival for a DUI. A plea deal or a sweetheart ...

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:12:11 GMT

Tampabay.com

Judge rejects plea bargain for lawyers in DUI set-up case
Tampabay.com
Nowhere in the agreements did Diaco, Adams or Filthaut accept responsibility for the roles the Florida Bar accused them of playing in arranging the DUI arrest of a rival lawyer. Instead, they admitted only that they had "failed to supervise" Melissa Personius, ...

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:58:05 GMT

Juvenile justice bill would limit prosecutors' power to charge children as adults
Florida Times-Union
A Times-Union investigation last year revealed concerns by defense attorneys that hundreds of Florida juveniles accepted plea deals in recent years after first being threatened with adult charges. House Bill 783 would allow prosecutors to charge juveniles age ... For teens age 16 and 17, there is a longer list of crimes that includes weapons charges, kidnapping, aggravated stalking, arson, DUI resulting in serious injury or death and certain cases of identity theft. Offenses like burglary, grand theft auto, grand theft and ...

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