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Can I Get in Trouble for Calling to Report an Overdose?

The purpose behind the lawmakers’ actions here were clear: there is a public safety interest in encouraging people to seek medical attention in situations of drug overdose, without fear of arrest.  In short, the message was, “Don’t worry about getting in trouble - act immediately to seek medical in case of a drug overdose.”

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Lori Wurtzel
Is It "Possession" If I Didn't Touch It?

Issues surrounding the word "possession" in criminal cases are some of the most common, and complicated, questions that criminal defense lawyers encounter.  This blog post is intended to answer some of these questions and resolve common misconceptions.

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Lori Wurtzel
Do I Have to Disclose Expert Reports to the State?

Florida … is clear that both the State and Defense must disclose statements or reports of experts that the party intends to use at trial or hearing.  What has not been clear - to both practitioners and appellate courts alike- is whether the Defense is required to disclose to the State those statements and reports of experts that it does not intend to use at trial or hearing.

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