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In Florida, if the state tries a person for first degree

In Florida, if the state tries a person for first degree murder and loses - can it then try the same person again for involuntary manslaughter?

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I am writing a murder story that takes place in Florida. My

I am writing a murder story that takes place in Florida. My defendant accidentally strangles my victim with a rope while practicing BDSM.Does this accidental death qualify as first degree murder, or a lesser charge?

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Last question, reading today's local newspaper, the Judge

Last question, reading today's local newspaper, the Judge ruled that because the defendant had been provided 5 and had fired 5 Court Appointed Attorneys, and that the last attorney was brought in from another Judicial District, he had no alternative but to allow the defendant to represent himself. He is allowing original Attorney, He was hired by defendant and because the key witness was defendants son, who was 11 at the time and because His Maternal mother could not be located was considered a Child In Need of Care, was not being allowed to testify by the Guardian Ad Litem. The Judge and Attorneys all agreed to allow the 11 year olds attorney to ask the boy if he was called to testify in Court would his testimony help or Hinder the defendants case. The 11 year old testified that it would hinder his dads case at which time original attorney and Defendant agreed to accept the plea deal of 2nd degree Murder and Child abuse. At sentencing the defendant decided to withdraw His plea and after consulting with His Client the attorney said he was withdrawing because the defendant was not thinking in best interest of all involved. Judge would not allow defendant to withdraw Plea and in January the KS Supreme Court issued that the defendant should be allowed Counsel before deciding whether to withdraw or not. Now 5 Court appointed attorneys later the defendant is still asking for legal counsel. Is he entitled another attorney and what will it do if not, will he be able to appeal again

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In 2009 in Kansas the defendant pleaded guilty to 2nd degree

in 2009 in Kansas the defendant pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder of a 4 year old child who was in His care. At sentencing he was given 29 years and decided at that time to withdraw his plea. His attorney advised against and said he would no longer represent if plea was withdrew. The Judge would not accept the withdrawal and sentenced defendant. Defendant appealed to Kansas Supreme Court and was allowed to receive new counsel before withdrawing his plea. After 4 court appointed attorneys were provided and then fired by defendant. Defendant is now asking to represent Himself and requesting discovery of all information pertinent to case, should he be allowed discovery and can prosecution change the charges in new trial

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If an alleged offender is proven incompetent to stand trial,

If an alleged offender is proven incompetent to stand trial, what are the next steps a judge might take?

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What is the AF in a murder case? Connecticut, No, The others

What is the AF in a murder case?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: ConnecticutJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The others arrested are no longer detainedJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Connecticut 2015

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Under south Carolina law, is it double jeopardy based upon

Under south Carolina law, is it double jeopardy based upon the blockburger elements test to prosecute for both reckless homicide and failure to for blue lights resulting in death stemming from the same accident and person

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If i filed a fals report how do i go about it and fix it so

if i filed a fals report how do i go about it and fix it so i can set things straight with myself and the courts

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I surfed the internet, Craig List woman, not really sex, one

I surfed the internet, Craig List for adds woman for men, not really for real sex, one add called my attention, she wants some help for the rent. I met her on the street and I told her that I am not interested in sex, she tried to rob me with a knife, I was still in my car, happened just seconds after I met her. Was able to call the police and while she ried to take my phone, I was able to take the knife out of her hands and with the police on the phone she ran away. I presented charges for robery and murder intent. Emails from her are explicit indicating that she needs money for the rent. Police indicated that if I don't present charges, they will prosecute me for something like prostitute solicitation. I never engaged in this activity with this woman. Do I am protected under the fifth (already gave the police her phone number and the knife she used). Do I need a lawyer immediately or I need to wait to see if the police finds her and I need to testify.

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