Florida

Legal Ethics

Disbarment sought for 3 lawyers who ‘maliciously’ set up opposing counsel for midtrial DUI arrest

Legal Ethics

Judge who hit sheriff’s patrol vehicle in courthouse parking lot agrees to 90-day unpaid suspension

Criminal Justice

Litigious ex-con denied bond over claimed sex-ad post giving FBI agent’s phone number

Criminal Justice

Judge nixes request for makeup artist to cover defendant’s facial tattoos at trial

Elder Law

Lawsuit says ‘financial slavery’ service by dominatrix was elder exploitation

Family Law

Fugitive mom captured in parental kidnap case; did vaccination issue prompt her exit?

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