Neuroscience Behind Financial Scams

Neuroscience Behind Financial Scams by Sherri L. Renner, J.D. Families often find themselves handling the aftermath of scams which target and victimize senior family members.  Through its Elder Justice Initiative, the Department of Justice combats financial fraud targeted at seniors.  In this webinar, the Department of Justice helps answer the question, Why do seniors seem […]

Applying Criminal Laws to the Public Display of a Hate Symbol: Part Two of Two

Applying Criminal Laws to the Public Display of a Hate Symbol: Part Two of Two March 22, 2017 Our Meetup group held two “ripped from the headlines” topic discussions about issues surrounding an incident that took place on a Florida university campus early this year. That incident consisted of one person, wearing an armband with […]

Do I have to show the police my ID?

Amanda asks: “If a police officer asks me for my ID, do I have to give it to them?“ To answer this question, I spoke with Craig Lawson, who is a criminal defense attorney in south Florida. Naturally, Craig began his answer with, “It depends.” What does the answer depend on? It depends on whether […]