Florida

Criminal Justice

Former prosecutor is charged with voyeurism for alleged tanning salon taping

Criminal Justice

Sheriff: Man arrested for tackling armed fellow Wal-Mart shopper who has a concealed-carry permit

Criminal Justice

County judge arrested on domestic violence charge; wife says he hit her until she blacked out

Trials & Litigation

Indian tribe, lawyer ordered to pay more than $1 million in sanctions for frivolous claim

Business of Law

Bradley Arant to open first Florida office with acquisition of smaller firm

Criminal Justice

Arrested Florida teen helps save life of officer booking him into jail; see the video

Law Firms

Secretary’s suit says she was the only staffer who could handle the managing partner’s vulgarity

Criminal Justice

Former lawyer convicted in condo-eviction slaying gets 45 years

Law Firms

Akerman Senterfitt settles FDIC suit in bank failure

Criminal Justice

Lawyer called 911 about client who police say dropped 5-year-old daughter over bridge to her death

Criminal Justice

Lawyer’s controversial DUI-checkpoint advice: Put license in baggie outside car and roll up window

Trials & Litigation

Flooded courtrooms closed; deluge blamed on defendant accused of breaking sprinkler in holding cell

Legal Ethics

Drug-court judge resigns after ethics commission calls for her removal over alcohol-related conduct

Trials & Litigation

Sued for defamation by lawyers he criticized in civil rights case, Dershowitz says they made his day

Legal Ethics

Removal from bench is recommended for judge who went to work at drug court while intoxicated

Constitutional Law

Law firms say they will perform free same-sex marriage ceremonies if court clerks won’t

Contracts

Lawyer’s million-dollar challenge wasn’t an enforceable contract, 11th Circuit says

Constitutional Law

‘Tis the season for lawsuits over holiday displays

Trials & Litigation

Judge who flashed badge at police officer claims selective DUI prosecution, but jury convicts her

Criminal Justice

3rd county judge charged in DUI case goes to trial, after nixing plea deal