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  • What Are My Miranda Rights, and When Are They Read?
    What Are My Miranda Rights, and When Are They Read?

    Under the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, you are protected from making self-incriminating statements. That means you do not have to testify against yourself if something you say might ...

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  • Florida Juvenile DUI Penalties
    Florida Juvenile DUI Penalties

    Driving while under the influence (DUI) charges are serious offenses that can lead to severe penalties. Unfortunately, these charges can extend to juveniles when they are accused of drinking and ...

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  • Age of Consent in Florida
    Age of Consent in Florida

    In Florida, a person must be at least 18 years of age to lawfully engage in sexual activity. Minors who are 17 years old or younger are to legally able to provide consent. If a person has sexual ...

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  • Medical Marijuana Patients Can Now Smoke Cannabis in Florida
    Medical Marijuana Patients Can Now Smoke Cannabis in Florida

    In 2016, more than 70 percent of Florida residents voted in favor of medical marijuana in the state. But when then-Gov. Rick Scott signed it into law in 2017, he banned smokable cannabis throughout ...

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  • Operation Varsity Blues: Parents & Coach to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal
    Operation Varsity Blues: Parents & Coach to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

    All news and media outlets have been taken over with coverage regarding the college admissions scandal, codenamed Operation Varsity Blues, as over a dozen individuals have been named in lawsuits for ...

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  • What Are the Consequences for Crimes Committed by Minors During Spring Break?
    What Are the Consequences for Crimes Committed by Minors During Spring Break?

    Every spring, thousands of vacationers and tourists make their way to Pensacola to enjoy boating, jet skiing, and other fun Spring Break activities. Although Spring Break is a time to enjoy the beach ...

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