Florida

Trials & Litigation

Prominent law firm says it knew nothing of claimed sunken treasure fraud, wasn’t counsel of record

Criminal Justice

Man is charged with 1st-degree murder, accused of shooting panhandler in wheelchair

Legal Ethics

Ethics complaint cites judge’s ‘inexplicable’ and ‘bizarre’ behavior and ‘paranoia’

Criminal Justice

Still no suspects named in fatal shooting of law prof

Law Firms

Mystery complainant sends ethics claim to 42 state bars; law firm seeks postal records for answers

Criminal Justice

Florida man arrested after videotaped beating of autistic boy goes viral

Trials & Litigation

Ethics charges reveal new details in case of judge who punched public defender

Celebrities

Justin Bieber settles another case, faces more anger management classes

Constitutional Law

Trial went on despite defense lawyer’s late return from lunch; 11th Circuit overturns conviction

Criminal Justice

Speculation abounds in law prof’s slaying; delayed response to his shooting questioned

Real Estate & Property Law

Condo owners in Florida battle developers seeking forced sale of their units

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Physical castration request by imprisoned sex offender is denied by Florida judge

Trials & Litigation

11th Circuit OKs $67M verdict against bank in case linked to ex-law firm chief’s $1.2B fraud

Criminal Justice

Office manager accused of stealing over $100K in client payments

Health Law

11th Circuit upholds ‘Docs v. Glocks’ law in First Amendment challenge

Careers

The most serious problem facing lawyers? Too many colleagues, say about half of Florida’s lawyers

Criminal Justice

Man run over by own truck, charged with DUI after alleged road-rage incident

Trials & Litigation

2 lawyers who rejected $9.5M attorney fee in Prempro case will get $21.8M

Sentencing/Post-Conviction

Federal judge nixes 551-pound man’s plea to end house arrest early due to his weight

Criminal Justice

FSU law prof Dan Markel died from gunshot wound to the head; police pursue leads from tip line