Tag Archives: Leon County
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 In my estimation, there are five things that are icing on the cake for any lawyer who practices criminal defense. 1. An acquittal in a death penalty case; 2. A reversal of a death sentence on appeal; 3. An invitation to argue before the United States Supreme Court; 4. A declaration […]
Author: Lourdes Valenzuela: : Leon High School senior and Pumphrey Law Firm intern The average age for a first alcoholic drink in the United States is 13 years old. One may be thinking: “Why so young?” As a senior at Leon High School in Tallahassee, Florida, I will attempt to answer that troubling question. For a […]
The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative: Is it Final Step for Medical Marijuana, or One More Hurdle on The Long Track to Legalization?
Author: Brent Marshall: Law Clerk for Pumphrey Law Firm On November 8th 2016, over six and a half million Floridians voted in favor of Amendment II, “Use of Marijuana for Debilitating Medical Conditions.” The electorate supported the measure 71% to 29%, easily satisfying the 60% needed to pass. Here in Leon County, the electorate […]