Florida

Legal Ethics

Depite witnesses taking the Fifth, judge OKs trial of 3 lawyers accused of DUI setup

Legal Ethics

What is appropriate punishment for judge who punched assistant public defender?

Banking Law

Is time on homeowners’ side? Foreclosure case tossed without prejudice may not pause clock

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor seeks judge’s recusal in all pending cases, cites ‘legal advice’ email to public defender

Legal Ethics

Plea deal rejected for 3 partners in claimed DUI set-up of opposing trial counsel

Legal Ethics

Partner to give up law license to end state bar probe of opposing counsel’s DUI arrest during trial

Family Law

As a growing number of states enact ‘rehoming’ laws, Facebook reportedly disables adoption page

Constitutional Law

Two Florida judges dismiss 24,000 red-light camera tickets in one county

Criminal Justice

Animal remains outside courthouse may be intended to seek favor with spirits, priestess says

Consumer Law

Apartment owner axes controversial lease provision that allowed $10K fine for social media criticism

Trials & Litigation

Former football team owner sues Buchanan Ingersoll, says law firm dropped ball on due diligence

Evidence

14-year-old arrested after dad finds murder contract that the youth allegedly wrote

Judiciary

Former state chief justice is ashamed of the fundraising process

Criminal Justice

Man drives truck with dead neighbor to lawyer’s office, says he killed in self-defense

Law Practice Management

Some GrayRobinson lawyers give up traditional desks and keep it moving

Ethics

Florida Bar restrictions on lawyer ads which cite past results is struck down by federal court

Legal Ethics

Former client posed murder hypothetical, lawyer testifies

Business of Law

Fowler Rodriguez acquires 2 firms in Miami, opens another Florida office

Verdicts & Settlements

Tobacco companies agree to pay $100M to settle federal suits in Florida

Legal Ethics

Top state court refuses agreed discipline, says judge should lose $11.5K in pay for Facebook post