Category Archives: Murder

Michael Brown Killed By Officer Wilson in Fatal Police Shooting

The public outcry over the George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin murder case was nothing compared to the outrage and riots that have occurred after a police officer shot a young black man in Ferguson, Missouri.  The details of the case … Continue reading

Posted in Homicide, Manslaughter, Murder, Self Defense

Jacksonville Stand Your Ground Demonstration for Alexander

The Florida Stand Your Ground Law has its critics and supporters.  A few criminal cases directed national attention to Florida’s self defense laws.  The George Zimmerman case is probably the most popular.  Zimmerman was found not guilty after being tried … Continue reading

Posted in Florida Stand Your Ground Law, Homicide, Murder, Self Defense

Jacksonville Juvenile Advocates Request Evaluation for Fernandez

It has been a while since we have heard anything about the Cristian Fernandez case.  If you are unfamiliar with the case, Fernandez was the youngest person to be charged as an adult instead of remaining in Jacksonville juvenile delinquent … Continue reading

Posted in Aggravated Battery, Battery, Homicide, Juvenile, Manslaughter, Murder

Dunn’s Jacksonville Criminal Lawyers Seek Delay

Last February, Michael Dunn was tried for the murder of Jordan Davis and attempted murder of three other teenagers.  “All four teenagers were in a Dodge Durango parked at a Southside gas station when Dunn opened fire in November 2012 … Continue reading

Posted in Florida Stand Your Ground Law, Gun Crimes, Homicide, Murder, Self Defense

Change to Florida Juvenile Criminal Sentencing Laws

A Florida law that applies to Jacksonville juvenile criminal cases will be changing.  As many people know, a child may be charge as an adult if he or she is accused of a certain crime.  The most common example is … Continue reading

Posted in Homicide, Juvenile, Manslaughter, Murder

Jacksonville Stand Your Ground Case Leads to Media Access Debate

As a Jacksonville criminal lawyer, I see news crews and reporters in an around the Duval County Courthouse and jail often.  This is not usual considering that many news stories come from criminal conduct in the area.  The Michael Dunn … Continue reading

Posted in Florida Stand Your Ground Law, Homicide, Murder, Self Defense

Florida Criminal Attorney Requests Extension in Dunn Sentencing

Although the jury returned a verdict on four of the five criminal counts filed against Michael Dunn, this Jacksonville murder case is far from over.  Dunn was found guilty after jurors deliberated for days at the Duval County Courthouse.  On … Continue reading

Posted in Florida Stand Your Ground Law, Homicide, Murder, Self Defense

After the Michael Dunn Jacksonville Florida Murder Trial

After Jacksonville criminal attorneys tried a high-profile murder case, there appears to be somewhat of a resolution.  People are still protesting for justice for Jordan, but there is some closure for the other victims.  Dunn was found guilty of felony … Continue reading

Posted in Florida Stand Your Ground Law, Homicide, Manslaughter, Murder, Self Defense

Michael Dunn Testifies in Jacksonville Trial Arguing Self Defense

Michael Dunn took the stand today to testify in his defense at his murder trial in Duval County FL.  He took the stand and claimed that he was defending himself against Jordan Davis.  Dunn has been charged killing Davis, “a … Continue reading

Posted in Florida Stand Your Ground Law, Homicide, Murder, Self Defense

Duval County State Attorney and Defense Lawyer Give Opening Statements

Michael Dunn’s murder case has been compared to George Zimmerman’s case numerous times (Jacksonville Dunn and Davis Shooting Compared to Florida Zimmerman Case).  While the cases are certainly different, the laws are the same.  Both Dunn and Zimmerman were charged … Continue reading

Posted in Florida Stand Your Ground Law, Homicide, Murder, Self Defense