In the 20-year-old’s case, he was remorseful enough to drop out of college and write apologies to the victim and her family.
But the image of him sticking his tongue out at a party is far more likely to color a judge’s (or anyone’s) perception—a phenomenon that’s been proven by more than anecdotes.
Florida is a reflection of influences and multiple inheritance; African, European, indigenous, and Latino heritages can be found in the architecture and cuisine.
Florida has attracted many writers such as Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams, and continues to attract celebrities and athletes.
A girl charged in a fatal drunken driving crash also had photos from her My Space page downloaded by prosecutors, who used them in their pre-sentencing report.
The pictures, posted after the crash, showed her holding a beer bottle and wearing a “a belt bearing plastic shot glasses.” Her sentence was more than five years.
Florida's close proximity to the ocean influences many aspects of Florida culture and daily life.Given that there’s no reason prosecutors can’t or won’t mine these sites for character evidence, technology is in essence handing these defendants a noose to hang themselves with.Still, there’s the danger that a photo taken out of context can be disproportionately damning.In May 1539, Conquistador Hernando de Soto skirted the coast of Florida, searching for a deep harbor to land.He described seeing a thick wall of red mangroves spread mile after mile, some reaching as high as 70 feet (21 m), with intertwined and elevated roots making landing difficult.