Anderson v. State, 786 So. 2d 6 (Fla. 4th DCA 2000)
STATE APPEALS COURT ORDERS NEW TRIAL WHERE DEFENSE DENIED RIGHT TO PRESENT EXPERT WITNESS
Client previously convicted of telemarketing fraud in Ft. Lauderdale and sentenced to 5 years of prison time. Client hired Criminal Defense Attorney Della Fera to appeal his conviction. Attorney Della Fera reviewed the trial record to find client was denied the ability to present an expert witness at his trial. Attorney Della Fera argued client was denied his constitutional rights by the trial court action; rights which serve to ensure that individuals accused of crimes receive fairness and due process. The appeals court agreed and vacated the conviction.