PBS NewsHour published a short documentary last year about state laws governing compensation for the wrongfully accused and how many of these states offer nothing to those exonerated.
* All information presented in this article reflects the official 2014 Florida Statutes.
First, it is important to know that Florida law enforcement can arrest you without a warrant if there is probable cause to believe that you are in possession of illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia (Florida Statute 893.13). The laws are strict, and it is very important for you to be aware of these laws, especially if you have been accused and have yet to consult with a defense attorney.
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