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Order enjoining Secretary from placing CRC Revision 1 (Amendment 6) on 2018 ballot!

A message from:   Andrew B. Metcalf   Immediate Past President – Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Green & Metcalf, P.A.   Members:   Please find attached the Final Order enjoining Secretary Detzner from placing CRC Revision 1 (Amendment 6) “Rights of Crime Victims; Judges” on the 2018 ballot!!!   We are very excited.  Mark Herron […]

**CFACDL HAPPY HOUR** Ace Cafe Aug 29

  Got a Case of the “End of Summer Blues?”  Join CFACDL for Happy Hour! August 29th 5:30 to 7:30 FREE EVENT 2 drink tickets per person Drink tickets cover domestic beer, wells, and house wine REGISTER IN ADVANCE HERE Check us out on FaceBook Here     NEED TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP? CLICK THE […]

Judge Carsten’s Order on lntoxilyzer 8000

Judge Carsten’s order on lntoxilyzer 8000 litigation is attached (Williams, 9th Cir Ct (6-1-18) (Denying Def Request for SC, GrantingIntox Exterior Inspection)) Judge Carsten granted relief in-part, ordering the State to turn over the software and manuals in their possession for the lntoxilyzer 8000. Also, the Court found that most of what was requested by the defense is not […]

The Honorable Gary L. Formet, Sr. & Joseph W. DuRocher Foot Soldier of the Constitution Awards Ceremony

CFACDL Presents: A Ceremony for the Honorable Gary L. Formet, Sr. and Joseph W. DuRocher Foot Soldier of the Constitution Awards The Honorable Gary L. Formet, Sr. Award, is named after one of the circuit’s most respected judges, and is given annually to a judge who exemplifies knowledge of the law, fairness, compassion, integrity, and respect in the […]

Annual Federal Criminal Practice Seminar

Annual Federal Criminal Practice Seminar   On April 6, 2107, CFACDL, along with the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Middle District of Florida, will hold its annual Federal Criminal Practice Seminar. The seminar is a full day and will cover nationwide and Middle District federal criminal practice issues. The seminar will be held at the Downtown […]

DNA Boot Camp

     Hosted and Sponsored by: Robert Wesley, Public Defender, Ninth Judicial Circuit with Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers   The first day will cover fundamentals of DNA testing (including biological basics, testing procedures, and how to read a lab file) and basic statistics (focusing on the various methods used to estimate the significance […]

What’s Going on with the Death Penalty, the Governor, and the State Attorney?

Educational Forum: What’s Going on with the Death Penalty, the Governor, and the State Attorney?   Community Forum featuring Retired Justice of the Florida Supreme Court James E.C. Perry, Father Jabriel Ballintine, Cheney Mason, Roger Weeden, and an ACLU representative.  Thursday will be an opportunity for the community to discuss Florida’s death penalty laws, State […]