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William C. White, II

NAP policy claims lead to federal scrutiny of Wiregrass farmers

A federal spotlight has been placed on the Wiregrass area due to farmer’s filing an unusually high number of claims for a little known federal assistance program. The program in question is called the “Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program”, or the “NAP program” for short.

2018-05-29

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Criminal Defense

William C. White, II

7 Reasons People Talk To The Police – And Why You Shouldn’t

Often, one of our first encounters with a potential client involves them telling us that the police want to talk to them. What should they do? Thankfully, they’ve gotten in touch with us before making a big mistake. What do we tell those people (and are now telling you at no charge)?

2018-04-26

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Civil Suits

William C. White, II

Pharmacy Negligence

Someone who does not feel well books an appointment with a doctor. During the exam, a doctor diagnoses the patient and prescribes him some medication. The patient takes a doctor’s prescription to the pharmacy, where the pharmacist verifies the patient’s condition and medical history and fills the correct prescription. The patient returns home and takes the medicine for the prescribed time period, and the medication helps the patient recover.

2018-04-18

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Criminal Defense

William C. White, II

Alabama Death Penalty Sentencing in Jeopardy

On January 12, 2016, the United States Supreme Court in the case of Hurst v. Florida ruled that Florida’s existing death penalty sentencing structure is unconstitutional. The reason for this ruling is Florida allows judges to override a jury’s determination of the appropriate sentence in a capital murder case. In other words, even if a jury recommends a sentence of life without parole, Florida allows their judges to override that recommendation and sentence a defendant to the death penalty.

2016-01-13

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Criminal Defense

William C. White, II

Southaven, MS Man Killed After Encounter With Police on LSD

Troy Goode, a healthy, 30-year old engineer with a wife and infant son, was, among many other things, a lifelong Widespread Panic fan. Like many who grew up listening to the band’s shows, and even those who grew up around a friend who constantly played the ‘Spread (perhaps to their annoyance), attending a Panic concert was a special event for Troy.

2015-07-22

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Criminal Defense

William C. White, II

Operation T-Bone: Alabama’s Crackdown on Food Stamps Fraud

Teams of Alabama law enforcement officials this morning executed 242 search warrants and made 17 arrests as part of “Operation T-Bone,” an extensive, multi-agency crackdown on food stamps fraud. Investigators filed for forfeiture and condemnation of 11 stores alleged to be involved in the fraud, totaling over $1 million in assets.

2015-06-04

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DUI

William C. White, II

Infographic: 10 Reasons to Hire a DUI Attorney

It’s that time of year again when motorists will be celebrating Memorial Day. This usually consists of good food, music, and the occasional alcoholic beverage. However, this also happens to be the time of year where law enforcement takes a more aggressive stance on DUI enforcement.

2015-05-22

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DUI

William C. White, II

What to Expect at a New Years Eve DUI Checkpoint

It is that time of year again where motorists will be ringing in the new year. This usually consists of good food, music, and the occasional alcoholic beverage. It is this time of year where law enforcement takes a more aggressive stance on DUI enforcement. Checkpoints are one manner by which law enforcement handles the enforcement of DUIs. Below you will find what you can expect during a DUI checkpoint.

2014-12-29

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Criminal Defense

William C. White, II

Zohydro, the new Oxy?

Criminal defense attorneys historically accustomed to dealing with clients charged with illegal possession of oxycodone, Xanax, methadone, and dihydrocodeine will soon become familiar with the a recently approved pain medication called Zohydro.

2014-10-16

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Criminal Defense

William C. White, II

Second Suspect Arrested in Birmingham Homicide Investigation

Aronde Samuels, 22, has been arrested by Birmingham police and becomes the second suspect taken into custody in connection to a June homicide incident that took place in the 1800 Block of 3rd Place Southwest. Samuels was finally located after a witness came forward and identified him in conjunction with the murder of 53-year-old Arthur Mills.

2014-07-31

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