Category Archives: Murder

Jacksonville Witness Sentenced to Prison for Theft and Burglary

In Florida, grand theft, burglary, and dealing in stolen property are felony crimes that may result in a long prison sentence.  The sentence depends on a variety of factors.  This includes the degree of felony, the amount of charges pending, … Continue reading

Posted in Burglary, Dealing in Stolen Property, Grand Theft, Homicide, Murder, Theft

Clay County Florida Simple Battery Turns into Shooting in Middleburg

What started as a slap in the face turned into a deadly shooting in Clay County FL.  Action News of Jacksonville reported that: “A Clay County woman was shot and killed at a party in Middleburg early Saturday morning…. According … Continue reading

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

Jacksonville Criminal Attorneys Prepare for Sentencing Hearing

Exactly one week ago, jurors were sworn in as they prepared to view the evidence and hear the testimony and attorneys’ arguments in the Michael Dunn trial.  Yesterday, the jury returned a unanimous verdict after a few hours of deliberation.  Dunn … Continue reading

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

Jacksonville Criminal Attorneys Pick Jury in Dunn Trial

After three days of jury selection, the Jacksonville criminal lawyers in the Michael Dunn and Jordan Davis murder trial have selected a jury to hear this case.  Yesterday, twelve jurors and four alternate jurors were chosen to make a decision … Continue reading

Posted in Homicide, Manslaughter, Murder, Self Defense

Jacksonville Criminal Attorneys Prepare for Dunn’s Jury Trial

Judge Russell Healey held Michael Dunn’s final pretrial hearing today in preparation for the retrial which is set to begin on Monday.  Most Duval County residents know of the Michael Dunn case.  Dunn was arrested for the murder of Jordan … Continue reading

Posted in Homicide, Murder, Self Defense

Jacksonville Criminal Trial May Not Be Tried in Duval County FL

Michael Dunn’s retrial may not take place in Duval County again.  His Jacksonville criminal lawyer has filed a motion for a change of venue in the case requesting that the case be tried in another county.  Michael Dunn, a 47-year-old … Continue reading

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

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