UF silences conservative free speech

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University of Florida Defends Law Suit The University of Florida defends a lawsuit filed December 21st that alleges an unconstitutional policy that allows Student Government unbridled discretion in allocating mandatory student activity fees. Student Government has displayed a pattern to fund only guest speakers that Student Government representatives agree with. Current University Policy allows no opportunity for student groups to …

Eight Traits of Great Trial Lawyers: A Federal Judge’s View on How to Shed the Moniker “I am a Litigator”-by Judge Mark W. Bennett

Priceless insight from a federal judge to those of us who say “I want to be a trial lawyer”. I encourage you to read Judge Bennett’s article “Eight Traits of Great Trial Lawyers”. Those traits are: Storytelling, Grit, Cross-Examination, Preparation, Courtesy, Listening, Good Judgement, and Reasonableness. Click here for PDF copy: click-here-eight-traits-of-great-trial-lawyers-by-judge-bennett

The Miracle of Clemency! My client and friend has been pardoned by the President.

Miracle of Clemency I was honored and humbled to receive a call from the Pardon Attorney’s Office today informing me that the joint efforts of Clemency Project 2014 and Eagle-Glenn Law culminated in a miracle for Samuel Reyes. This man is a nonviolent offender who has spent 13 years in federal prison on a cocaine conspiracy conviction. He is an …

The Americans with Disabilities Act coupled with a Civil Rights claim holds Florida Department of Corrections accountable to its inmates.

Mr. Nattiel, an inmate of the Florida Department of Corrections, has chronic asthma and only one eye. The Americans with Disabilities Act mandates that FDOC must evaluate Mr. Nattiel for disability services, including whether Mr. Nattiel should be exempted from pepper spray use. Mr. Nattiel began his case pro se (on his own) under the Civil Rights Act, §1983. He …

Congress criminalizes addiction, and federal judges can’t do anything about it.

FAMM (Families Against Mandatory Minimums) created this 4 minute video that captures the hopelessness and horror of an addict and first time offender who is locked away for 15 years. The Judge at sentencing had no choice but to follow Congress’s automatic, minimum term for her crime. Click here for Mandy’s Story- 4 minute video

Every inmate should have access to this book:

A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual from the Columbia University School of Law Human Rights Law Review teaches inmates how to successfully litigate their own civil rights cases and habeas corpus motions. I believe in this book. I will send a complimentary copy of The Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual to your loved one in state or federal prison. This book is not provided …

How to free a man from federal prison with just a laptop computer.

A dear client (Let’s call him “Richard”) received my contact information from someone inside a federal prison. He was very ill and applied for Compassionate Release. The Bureau of Prisons dragged their bureaucratic feet with his request taking about half a year to give him a response. This response was typical: a smoke screen and a decoy something to the effect …