Florida

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Criminal Justice

Ex-BigLaw partner gets 13 months in tax case, admits he owes $924K to US

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor resigns amid video voyeurism investigation

Terrorism

Padilla gets new 21-year sentence after 11th Circuit says original 17-year term was too lenient

Criminal Justice

1 of 3 county judges charged with DUI pleads guilty against counsel’s advice, gets probation

Education Law

School forces teen to wear shaming T-shirt; mom sees violation of discipline-record law

Criminal Justice

Former FSU law student takes plea, gets 3 years for shooting fellow student in the back

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