Florida

Trials & Litigation

Man on probation in $2M Lego-focused theft faces new case after vacation near shopping centers

Criminal Justice

Lawyer’s $100K sports car goes on a wild ride after he leaves the keys in the vehicle

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer asked court to detain client before suicide but judge said he lacked the authority

Death Penalty

Inmates are more likely to get the death penalty if their faces are deemed untrustworthy, study says

Criminal Justice

One year after law prof’s shooting death, police release new details on mystery Prius

Legal History

Petition seeks removal of historical courthouse mural that included Klan

Family Law

Judge annuls wealthy US lawmaker’s marriage: Does that also erase assets to divide in divorce?

International Law

Travelers beware: Tourist excesses are sparking new laws and stricter enforcement

Criminal Justice

Former law school CFO charged with using work AmEx card to pay $50K in personal bills

Legal Ethics

3 lawyers ‘maliciously’ set up opposing counsel for midtrial DUI arrest, referee says

White-Collar Crime

11th Circuit OKs wire-fraud conviction of lawyer who impersonated state bar official

Criminal Justice

2 lawyers who helped 1 client break the law are convicted in unrelated cases

Constitutional Law

Over 100 convictions reversed over faulty jury instructions on manslaughter

Judiciary

Assistant PD accuses judge of refusing her request for nursing breaks during trial

Criminal Justice

Feds arrest 243 in record $712M health care billing-fraud bust

Legal Ethics

Judge removed by top state court for long-ago conduct in class action, before she took the bench

Consumer Law

New court service alerts property owners when deeds or other documents are filed

Trials and Litigation

Lawyers pay $1M and apologize to resolve ‘provably false’ claims made in sex-abuse suit

Constitutional Law

ABA asks SCOTUS to overturn Florida law allowing divided juries to recommend death penalty

Trials & Litigation

Suit accuses Florida man of exploiting glitch in hotel rewards program