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August 1, 2017

Violent Felony Offenders of Special Concern – Whittaker v. State

The Law Office of Matthew Glassman is back again with another installment of our weekly caselaw update.  This week brings us a Fourth District case (pdf): Whittaker v. State, 4D16-1036, which gives a great analysis of the proper procedure that trial courts should use when handling a violation of probation for someone who might be considered a Violent Felony Offender […]
March 17, 2016

Judge Destry Sentencing Revisited: Tough on Crime vs. Wrong on Crime, Dinkines v. State, 122 So.3d 477

By now most people have heard about the Herbert Smith Case. At the very least you may have seen a thing or two (or ten) written about Judge Destry. If you haven’t, here are a few articles to get you up to speed (here, here, here and here).  The media has jumped all over Judge Destry for several questionable decisions […]