Author Archives: Will Reed

A Delicate Balance

  The militarization of the police has been a hot topic recently due to terror attacks in Orlando and the shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge. The police response to Orlando and Dallas made the police no longer look like … Continue reading

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NO MORE SPAM FOR ME, THANKS….

As you can imagine, our law firm is frequently called upon to give out helpful advice to consumers who are suffering from exposure to spam (unsolicited electronic communications, not the delicious deli treat….) We got the bright idea to collect … Continue reading

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Hobby Trojan Horse

The SCOTUS’ recent 5-4 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. has stirred up public outcry, but most reviewers feel that political ideologues have created this controversy to serve their own agendas. In the majority opinion, Justice Alito held … Continue reading

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A Reasonable Result

The SCOTUS has entered its ruling in the cases of Riley and United States today. If you read our post from April, or are otherwise familiar with these cases, you know they have to do with whether law enforcement must … Continue reading

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The Devil in the Details

During the so called “Great Recession” (c. 2006-2009) our firm filed over 500 bankruptcy cases in Florida’s Middle District. During this time, I became aware of the fact that many of our clients who had applied for and received lines … Continue reading

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Smartphones and the Future of the Fourth Amendment

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly … Continue reading

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Breaking News! Straight from the Criminal Department of THE REED LAW FIRM.

The US Supreme Court recently released their opinion in Navarette v. California, 572 U.S._____ (2014).  It seems that the interest of public safety triumphs over individual freedoms again. Around 4 in the afternoon, a driver on Highway 1 in California … Continue reading

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The Zombie Apocalypse!

Marketing ploy or real possibility? A short search of the internet shows that people all over the country are sleepwalking, driving, eating, dying, and even killing all without any memory of what they are doing. They are “Ambien Zombies”, and … Continue reading

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“Those Who Forget the Past are Condemned to Repeat it”*

Recent news has drawn the attention of the news media and the political cognoscenti to the great state of Texas, where a local judge has ordered a hospital to untether a young mother from life support, despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Okay, So Now You Want to Buy a Car

Some weeks ago, my daughter-in-law decided to buy a car to replace the “old reliable” she had been driving for the last couple of years. The “old reliable” was a pitch black Mercury Sable with 200k+ miles on it. So, … Continue reading

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