Constitutional Rights of the Accused

At Traibel Fleming, we believe in the constitutional principles of our criminal justice system: That a person accused of a crime is presumed innocent, and that the burden is on the government to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. The Constitution of the United States guarantees five important constitutional rights to every person accused of committing a crime. These rights are: ... Read More

Simple Battery in Miami is Not so Simple

A simple disagreement can quickly lead to physical confrontation, which is why Florida courts see their fair share of battery cases. A battery can occur from something minor, such as simply touching someone’s shoulder. Under Florida Statute 784.03(1)(a), the offense of simple battery occurs when a person: (1) actually and intentionally touches or strikes another person against the will of … Read More