Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Law Updates for February 11, 2011

Steih, 36 FLW 254, 2nd DCA, Self-defense - Error to deny Judgement of Acquittal after close of State's case where the defense presented prima facie case of self-defense and State failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that he did not act in self-defense when he stabbed the victim.

Baker, 36 FLW 275, 1st DCA, Denial of expungement by the court - Court abused its discretion and its reasoning was insufficiently related to the facts and circumstances of the case.  Improper to deny based on the def's occupation as related to the nature of the charge.

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