Derek Byrd, partner at The Byrd Law Firm in Sarasota, was recently named in the criminal defense category in the 2009 edition of the”Best Lawyers in America” publication.
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A criminal case against a suspected gang member is in jeopardy again after a court ruling Wednesday criticized the way the state has targeted the country’s street gangs. Continue reading
No 2nd chances in old DUI cases. The breath-alcohol test used for years to help convict tens of thousands DUI defendants across the state might not have been as reliable as prosecutors portrayed… Continue reading
A jury acquitted a 20 year old man of a murder charge late Friday, a day after he took the stand in his own defense in a 2008 killing… Continue reading