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Circumstantial Evidence Must Rebut Any Reasonable Hypothesis of Innocence to Withstand a Motion For Judgment of Dismissal

By Robin Bresky |

D.F.J. v. State of Florida, 4D10-1763 May 25, 2011 The Fourth District addressed a juvenile defendant’s appeal of conviction for aggravated battery and robbery with a weapon. The evidence showed that the defendant and codefendant were present in the victim’s backyard, drinking beer with the victim and another man. At some point, the victim… Read More »