2300 ABA Journal Florida articles.
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a 2016 decision and ruled that judges may impose the death penalty even when jurors do not unanimously recommend it.
Jan 24, 2020 2:47 PM CST
An employee of a law firm in Gainesville, Florida, has been charged with attempted murder for alleging stabbing the office manager over an accounting mistake.
Jan 21, 2020 12:21 PM CST
Felons in Florida have to pay fees, fines and restitution before their voting rights are restored, according to a Florida Supreme Court advisory opinion.
Jan 17, 2020 10:47 AM CST
Lawyer appointed to pro bono case can’t avoid representation, federal judge rules
A Connecticut lawyer appointed as pro bono counsel in a prisoner’s civil rights case doesn’t qualify for an…
Jan 14, 2020 4:37 PM CST
Florida resident Aneudy Gonzalez is a free man after spending nearly a month in jail for hauling what was alleged to be
more than 3,000 pounds of marijuana in a U-Haul.
Jan 8, 2020 4:33 PM CST
Florida Coastal School of Law is out of compliance with two sections of Standard 202, which deals with program resources, according to a public notice
posted by the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Dec 13, 2019 2:46 PM CST
Two women who sued after they were barred from a strip club have sparked a court battle over the viability of local human rights ordinances in the state of Florida.
Dec 11, 2019 12:48 PM CST
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has filed a bar complaint against a Florida lawyer for suggesting in a tweet that his nickname should be “beach thief” and otherwise ridiculing him on Twitter.
Dec 10, 2019 11:21 AM CST
Paul Skalnik learned about the benefits of being a jailhouse informant when he was in the Harris County Jail in Texas in 1978 for passing bad checks.
Dec 6, 2019 12:15 PM CST
A former Locke Lord partner accused of leaving BigLaw to launder money in a cryptocurrency scam was convicted Thursday.
Nov 22, 2019 2:02 PM CST
A Florida lawyer who made news
when his pants began to smolder during his client’s arson trial has been asked to show cause why he shouldn’t be disciplined for a lawsuit claim that he made on the defendant’s behalf.
Nov 19, 2019 2:01 PM CST
A University of Miami professor often quoted by journalists as an expert on money laundering, drug trafficking and corruption in South America is facing federal money laundering charges.
Nov 19, 2019 11:10 AM CST
A Stetson University law graduate who failed the bar exam twice has agreed to plead guilty to mail fraud and aggravated identity theft after prosecutors accused her of creating fictitious law firms and representing clients.
Nov 14, 2019 3:23 PM CST
Fan sues Madonna for pushing back start time of her concert
A Florida man who spent more than $1,000 on three tickets to see singer Madonna in concert at her…
Nov 12, 2019 3:20 PM CST
A personal injury law firm in Orlando, Florida, has adopted a four-day workweek to give employees an extra day to run errands, attend to personal matters and spend time with family.
Nov 8, 2019 12:58 PM CST
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