Federal Trial Law Group

Federal Trial Law Group is a nationwide federal criminal defense and civil litigation law firm.

When you have been charged with a federal crime, it is important to get the counsel of a federal criminal defense attorney in Orlando. At Federal Trial Law Group, a team of attorneys with more than 20 years of legal experience and nearly 3,000 cases under their belts are prepared to diligently advocate for the rights of the criminally accused and civil law clients. They are admitted to practice in courts nationwide, including the Supreme Court, all military courts of appeal, and every federal court of appeal. The attorneys are willing to travel to handle your case. For every case, they take a team-based approach, allowing all their legal professionals to collaborate on a case. They understand the severity of a federal criminal charge, and they strive to provide every client with personalized and compassionate service.
Contact the firm today at (407) 749-1866 to get a no-obligation, complimentary case evaluation.

Court of Appeals Declares Facebook 'Private Data' and Other Social Media Subject to Discovery | New York Law Journal


law.com The New York Court of Appeals has issued an unequivocal declaration that even materials deemed “private” by a Facebook user are subject to discovery if they contain material relevant to the issues in controversy in litigation.

Halscott Megaro, P.A.

Very interesting case from the 11th Circuit this week regarding Florida Statutes 934.03 (Florida's "one-party" recording statute).

The 11th Circuit held that a man who secretly recorded a conversation with the Homestead Police Chief and published it online cannot be prosecuted for the felony of recording without another person's knowledge because Florida law does not apply to this scenario.

Read the full opinion here:


NYPD Has No Idea How Much Cash It Seized, Claims Transparency Would Lead to “System Crashes” - Institute for Justice



ij.org The New York City Council’s Public Safety Committee considered a bill on Thursday that would shine a light on the NYPD’s seizure activity. Under legislation proposed by Councilmember Ritchie Torres, and co-sponsored by 37 councilmembers, the NYPD would have to submit reports each year disclosing the...

Liberty Memes

An agent of the state shows common sense and decency

Supreme Court throws out death sentence from all-white jury


bigstory.ap.org WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has thrown out a death sentence handed to a black man in Georgia because prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off the jury that convicted him of killing a white woman. The justices…

Feds drop gun case and judge blasts police after security camera contradicts officers’ testimony



abajournal.com A federal gun-possession case was abruptly dismissed Thursday after a rare contradiction of police testimony by video evidence and an even rarer rebuke of police by the presiding judge.

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Police can’t explain why their spy SUV was disguised as a Google truck


Trademark infringement? Fraud? Other?

bgr.com An image emerged online earlier this week showing a parked SUV that looked nothing like a Google Streetview car, even though it had a Google Maps sticker on it. Discovered hiding in “the shadows” o…

White ex-cop faces federal charges in black motorist's death


yahoo.com CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist who was running away has been indicted on federal charges including depriving the victim of his civil rights.

Cops rarely punished when judges find testimony false, questionable



chicagotribune.com Late last year, Judge William Hooks heard the kind of case that occurs at Cook County's main courthouse every day and that, in most instances, ends with a guilty verdict and the defendant headed off to prison. This time, though, the case came to a different conclusion.

Federal Judge Orders Woman to Unlock iPhone Using Her Fingerprint


abcnews.go.com A California woman was ordered to unlock her smartphone using her fingerprint, according to a warrant.

NYPD Detectives Indicted In Beating Of U.S. Postal Service Worker



newyork.cbslocal.com Detectives Angelo Pampena, 31, and Robert Carbone, 29 were arraigned Wednesday in the alleged beating of Karim Baker in October 2015.


A police officer was caught on camera beating a handcuffed woman. #MicBrights

Justices protect free speech, even if unspoken



usatoday.com A New Jersey police officer mistakenly demoted wins a Supreme Court reprieve

72928ER | Live Seminar | Gun Law in Florida

Just wrapping up this fantastic CLE. We were honored to be able to present at the seminar. Our co-presenters were some of the best I've ever heard too.

nbi-sems.com Attend NBI's Live Seminar on April 20, 2016 in Tampa, FL titled "Gun Law in Florida"

Nebraska Just Abolished Civil Forfeiture, Now Requires A Criminal Conviction To Take Property


forbes.com Nebraska joins just nine other states that require a criminal conviction as a prerequisite for most or all forfeiture cases.

Barack Obama: Clemency for Corvain Cooper


I am representing Corvain Cooper, a 36-year old man who is serving a life sentence without parole for selling marijuana. No violence, no cocaine. Marijuana. We are petitioning President Obama for clemency, asking him to commute this man's sentence so he can someday see his two little girls again.

I am representing this man for free because I believe in this case. Please take a minute to read, sign, and share my online petition. All it takes is a minute of your time, but it's worth a lifetime to this man.


change.org On June 18, 2014, Corvain T. Cooper was convicted in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina in Charlotte for the crime of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute marijuana and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. When..…

Innocence Project

"In the months following my exoneration, I suffered from depression, anger and confusion. How could a system that reversed my conviction leave me with nothing – not even a mental or physical evaluation?"

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Court Finds Parents Can Secretly Record Children's Conversations



newyorklawjournal.com A widely divided state Court of Appeals recognized a new exception to the state's illegal eavesdropping statute Tuesday, ruling that parents can surreptitiou...

Barack Obama: Clemency for Corvain Cooper


change.org On June 18, 2014, Corvain T. Cooper was convicted in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina in Charlotte for the crime of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute marijuana and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. When..…

Barack Obama: Clemency for Corvain Cooper


change.org On June 18, 2014, Corvain T. Cooper was convicted in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina in Charlotte for the crime of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute marijuana and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. When..…

Barack Obama: Clemency for Corvain Cooper


Please take a moment to read and sign this petition


change.org On June 18, 2014, Corvain T. Cooper was convicted in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina in Charlotte for the crime of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute marijuana and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. When..…

Ex NYPD Cop Admits ‘We Planted Evidence, Framed Innocent People’ All For Arrest Quotas


countercurrentnews.com It's not your imagination: the New York Police Department has been planing evidence and framing innocent people all in order to meet arrest quotes. This comes as an a former New York City narcotics detective, Stephen Anderson, testified in court that the NYPD routinely plants drugs on innocent peopl…

[03/17/16]   Downtown Orlando law firm focusing on criminal defense, appeals/post-conviction relief, and civil rights litigation seeking associate with 1-5 years experience. Job duties will including court appearances, trials, hearings, drafting appellate briefs, oral argument, and client contact. Associate will manage their own case load and will assist in writing legal articles and content for legal publications and website.

Applicant must be a member in good standing with the Florida Bar. Licensure in an additional State is strongly preferred. Bilingual is a plus.

Compensation commensurate with experience.

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Metro Atlanta cop won't be prosecuted for controversial shooting



myajc.com Despite a civil grand jury’s recommendation that he indict, DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James has decided not to bring charges against the Avondale Estates officer who shot and killed a 20-year-old suspected car thief.

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There was no reason for the cop to take his gun out. None.

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Plaintiffs had no First Amendment right to take cellphone video of police, federal judge rules


Well that's interesting...

abajournal.com A federal judge in Philadelphia has ruled that citizens don’t have a First Amendment right to take cellphone videos of police unless they are challenging or criticizing the police conduct.U.S.

Halscott Megaro, P.A.

Seeking data entry clerk.


Appeals Law Group

Florida currently has no death penalty, judge rules


Managing Partner Jaime Halscott was vindicated with a win in Seminole County Appellate Division today. REVERSED and REMANDED are two words you want to hear when you appeal.

First State freezes all death penalty cases



delawarepublic.org Superior Court President Judge Jan Jurden is halting all 39 of Delaware’s pending death penalty cases as the state’s highest court weighs the system’s

Databases create access to police misconduct cases and offer a handy tool for defense lawyers



They Put A Dog Inside His Jail Cell And Started Filming. Now Watch What The Inmate Does…


Dogs make everything better.

dailyliked.net Guards give this tough prisoner a dog Inmate. Now watch what he does...

FBI ran website sharing thousands of child porn images


"...including more than 9,000 files that users could download directly from the FBI..."

usatoday.com Federal agents ran one of the internet's largest child porn sites for two weeks to identify users. It's a major departure from how the FBI handled past cases because this extended sharing of children's images.

Americans are bargaining away their innocence



Why the ACLU Is Suing the New Orleans Public Defenders Office



Woman faces year in jail for tagging ex in-law on Facebook



NYPD sergeant charged in Eric Garner case


The police officers who actually choked Eric Garner to death are not charged criminally, or disciplined by the NYPD. But their sergeant, who arrived after everything had already started, is stripped of her badge and gun.



Murder charges sought against officer who shot unarmed, naked...


Where is the Justice for Jayvis Benjamin?



Appeals Law Group


Orlando, Florida: Appeals Law Group will be holding its annual Winter Essay Writing Competition, open to all current full-time and part-time matriculated students in an ABA accredited law school. This $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to the law student who presents a 1000 word or less essay on the following topic:

Whether a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole for non-violent marijuana trafficking under Federal law violates the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment?

All essays must be submitted via email to scholarship@appealslawgroup.com and must be in Word or PDF format. The deadline for submission is February 1, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. The winner will be announced on February 4, 2016.

About Appeals Law Group: Appeals Law Group is a firm dedicated to the pursuit of justice, focusing on civil rights litigation, criminal and civil appeals, post-conviction relief, criminal trial defense, and executive remedies including pardons and commutations of sentence. The attorneys at Appeals Law Group practice in all federal and military courts of appeal across the nation and are licensed in North Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Texas, Washington DC, Minnesota, Washington State, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts.


Government Chemist Tampered With 40,000 Cases, Locking Countless Innocent Americans in Prison |...



U.S. chief justice urges judges, lawyers to cooperate for speedier litigation

Coming soon to a U.S. District Court near you - changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure


ca.news.yahoo.com U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts urged trial judges on Thursday to manage cases more efficiently and advised lawyers to avoid “antagonistic tactics,” as he focused his annual year-end report on federal rules intended to speed up litigation. In an otherwise dry recounting of new pre-trial procedures,

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