Defendant in face-biting attack challenges insanity rules
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Attorneys for a Florida man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband's face attacked the constitutionality of the state's laws governing insanity defenses Thursday, arguing it wrongly places the burden of proof on defendants instead of prosecutors Austin Harrouff, 22, has said he was fleeing a demon-like figure when he ran to a home and attacked the couple living…
Judge in face-biting attack denies insanity rules challenge
STUART, Fla. (AP) - A judge has rejected a constitutional challenge to Florida's insanity defense law made by the attorneys for a man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband's face The Palm Beach Post reports that Circuit Court Judge Sherwood Bauer ruled Monday against a motion by 22-year-old August Harrouff's legal team Harrouff's attorneys had argued the law wrongly places the burden of…
Appeal Lawyers in Austin: What They Do
What do appeals lawyers in Austin do? How can they help? If you’ve already received an adverse judgement in your trial, click here to find out what to do next.
Austin Divorce Lawyer Shares Tips to Avoid Nasty Fights
Austin, TX- At the first mention of divorce, deep and intense emotions can bubble to the surface, and those feelings of anger, resentment can make the entire process of divorce pretty ugly. Often, a divorcing couple can find it difficult to negotiate with one another without arguing or getting into heated fights. That
Top Fertility Specialist Speaks at Young Lawyers Event
TFC is home to in-demand experts! A top fertility specialist, Kaylen Silverberg, M.D., will speak at the DRI Young Lawyers Seminar in Austin.
Why Hire A Car Accident Lawyer
It can be difficult to get the compensation you need after a serious wreck and injury; a McMinn car accident lawyer will work to help. Free case eval.
How Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new memo makes Florida defendants face longer sentences
Federal prosecutors sent a letter last week to defense attorneys in Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando telling them they have two weeks to finalize plea deals or risk sending their clients to prison for much, much longer.
‘Templeton 5’ defendant loses plea deal for lying. Now he could face 100 years in prison.
Albert Heinicke Jr., one of the “Templeton 5” armed robbery defendants, lost his plea deal for 8 years in prison after a judge found he lied on the stand.
Tips for Cars I Avoid a Bike Accident
Cars play a part in avoiding a bike accidents; check out these tips for sharing the road from McMinn Law Firm.
10 Defendants from South Carolina Lowcountry Face Federal Charges for Drug Distribution Conspiracies
Charleston, South Carolina ---- United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced that joint federal, state, and local investigation has re...
The American Lawyer: Austin Berglas Discusses How Law Firms Should Proceed in Wake of Cyber Attacks
In “Your Law Firm Got Hacked. What Do You Do Now?” (The American Lawyer, 28 June 2017), Austin Berglas and other cyber experts provide a four-step guide to proper protocol for law firms following a widespread ransomware attack.
Jury convicts all 10 defendants in '39'ers' gang trial of main racketeering count; 8 face...
A jury in the federal "39'ers" gang trial convicted all 10 defendants Wednesday of a racketeering conspiracy and pinned murders on seven of them, capping a trial in which a
'Mailbox Fishing' Defendant Should Face Lesser Charge Based on Intent, Attorney Argues Before...
The appeal was brought by Omar Deleon, who was indicted three years ago on charges of attempted grand larceny in the third and fourth degrees after allegedly engaging in a so-called “mailbox fishing” theft.
Austin, Bryan, Waco, and Killeen Texas Personal Injury Lawyers
In today’s world, with seemingly everyone oversharing on social media it would seem quite natural to make a post following a car wreck. However, this ...
What Will Happen to My Inheritance if I File for Divorce?
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Leading Family Lawyer Daryl G. Weinman Reveals Why Avoiding Divorce Is Bad Idea For The Kids ...
Daryl G. Weinman, managing partner at Weinman & Associates, P.C. in Austin, Texas, has just revealed why staying in a failing marriage is detrimental to the children involved. For more...
Austin Bar Association offers training to lawyers on how to help families separated at border
'Asylum seekers whose children have been taken away from them need pro bono attorneys to assist them on the very first part of the asylum request process – the credible fear interviews and bond hearings,' the Austin Bar Association said in a statement.
What Financial Documents Will I Need During a High Asset Divorce?
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What You Should Know About Hiding Assets in a Texas Divorce
Many couples who decide to file for divorce are willing to communicate openly and honestly about their assets in an effort to ensure that their divorce is resolved as smoothly and as amicably as possible. Unfortunately, this is not always the case,
Austin Harrouff Text Messages Before the Murders
Updated: 12:08 AM EDT May 4, 2019 Austin Harrouff Text Messages Before the Murders Share Updated: 12:08 AM EDT May 4, 2019 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WHAT HAPPENED, BUT MAYBE CLUES AS TO WHY THE ATTACK HAPPENED. THEY RELEASED ABOUT 4,000 TEXT MESSAGES FROM HIS PHONE. WORTH OF MATERIAL FROM AUGUST 1, 2015 RIGHT UP UNTIL THE ATTACK ON AUGUST 15TH, 2016. EVERYTHING FROM WORKING OUT TO HANGING OUT. WE DID SEE A SEARCH FOR A CENTAR. THAT IS A HALF HORSE, HALF…