William Umansky – The Umansky Law Firm

Theft Technique of "Apple-Picking" Reported in Orlando

There is theft in every city in the U.S., but the larger cities like Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Atlanta also have to be concerned with rising Organized Retail Crime or ORC. Organized Theft costs businesses much…more

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How Organized Retail Crime Presents Itself Around Florida

There is theft in every city in the U.S., but the larger cities like Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Atlanta also have to be concerned with rising Organized Retail Crime or ORC. Organized Theft costs businesses much…more

| Criminal Law

Criminal Law Implications of Recent Memory Reliability Study

The successes and failures of human memory as a reliable source of information have great impacts on the criminal justice system. When prosecution or criminal defense teams ask any given witness or defendant about events that…more

| Criminal Law

How Can Florida Improve its Correction System

Florida has always been a state with a high number of offenders, resulting in either state or federal incarceration. Even with Florida's tough drug laws, 88 percent of those would be released, and the recidivism rate was one in…more

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Florida Changes DUI Administrative Hearing Process

As of July 1, 2013 Florida drivers arrested for DUI will face a hard choice. For the longest time, DUI suspects would face an administrative suspension of their license from the Florida Department of Motor Vehicle Review. A…more

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Protests Commence at Capitol Hill

The much controversial trial of George Zimmerman ended on July 12, 2013 when a jury of six acquitted Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman's defense throughout the trial self-defense, built originally on the Stand…more

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Each Traffic Stop Holds Potential Harm

When you have someone who does not respect the system that is designed to protect the citizens in Orlando, then they are subject to the consequences. On Tuesday, 23 year old, Demetrius Patterson was denied bond after shooting an…more

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The Future of Gun Laws in Florida

The state of Florida has always been at the top of the list for the number of criminal offenders that are convicted and serving time in prison. Florida has many gun laws, not necessarily strict, which has caused non-violent…more

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Prosecution Rests in George Zimmerman Trial

On Friday July 5, the racially charged trial of George Zimmerman came to the end of the third week. This was a week of drama and conflicting testimonies that the six-woman jury must evaluate. The Controversial 911 Tape The…more

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Another Fourth of July on Its Way

Fourth of July Weekend With the 4th of July only a few days away, people are planning their first holiday of the summer. Memorial Day and Labor Day are also huge holidays that bracket summer vacations, but Independence Day is…more

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Under the New Bong Ban

Florida is now under a "bong ban". St. Petersburg representative, Darryl Rouson, first introduced this movement to Florida legislation. He is a former drug addict that feels that if the state takes away the selling of bongs and…more

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Does Racial Confrontation Exist in Zimmerman Case

In 2005, Florida originated the Florida's Stand Your Ground Law, which outlines that anyone who is in fear for their life to use deadly force and is not required to retreat from the confrontation. This law has been established…more

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New England Patriots Drop Hernandez as Arrests are Made

According to various news reports, New England Patriots teammate Aaron Hernandez may be charged with the obstruction of justice in Massachusetts from a murder investigation surrounding him. According to ABC news and other…more

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Polk County Sex Stings Have no End in Sight

The number of registered sex offenders rose dramatically in the state of Florida to over 70 percent with the rest of the US at approximately 23 percent increase. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd recently stated that they won't put…more

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