2307 ABA Journal Florida articles.
A federal magistrate judge in Miami is letting squabbling litigants know that their issues are less important than the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 27, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
Florida Supreme Court to decide whether ticket app poses legal risk to customers
After a yearslong dispute, the Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in the Florida Bar’s lawsuit…
Mar 4, 2020 4:10 PM CST
Ex-felons in Florida who can’t afford to pay outstanding fees and fines are entitled to vote under a state constitutional amendment restoring voting rights, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Feb 19, 2020 12:32 PM CST
A Florida mother says her 6-year-old daughter is traumatized after she was held without consent at a mental health facility following a temper tantrum at her school.
Feb 18, 2020 12:45 PM CST
The Florida Supreme Court has disbarred a suspended lawyer who operated a strip club with money from his attorney trust account.
Feb 11, 2020 10:47 AM CST
A Florida judge has been reprimanded for her conduct in two cases, including her expressed hope that a defendant she was sentencing would have to fight for his life in prison.
Feb 10, 2020 11:01 AM CST
Florida man wins $875K settlement after two trips to the Supreme Court
A Florida man who won twice in the U.S. Supreme Court will get an $875,000 settlement for his…
Feb 6, 2020 4:11 PM CST
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a 2016 decision and ruled that judges may impose the death penalty even when jurors do not unanimously recommend it.
Jan 24, 2020 2:47 PM CST
An employee of a law firm in Gainesville, Florida, has been charged with attempted murder for alleging stabbing the office manager over an accounting mistake.
Jan 21, 2020 12:21 PM CST
Felons in Florida have to pay fees, fines and restitution before their voting rights are restored, according to a Florida Supreme Court advisory opinion.
Jan 17, 2020 10:47 AM CST
Lawyer appointed to pro bono case can’t avoid representation, federal judge rules
A Connecticut lawyer appointed as pro bono counsel in a prisoner’s civil rights case doesn’t qualify for an…
Jan 14, 2020 4:37 PM CST
Florida resident Aneudy Gonzalez is a free man after spending nearly a month in jail for hauling what was alleged to be
more than 3,000 pounds of marijuana in a U-Haul.
Jan 8, 2020 4:33 PM CST
Florida Coastal School of Law is out of compliance with two sections of Standard 202, which deals with program resources, according to a public notice
posted by the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Dec 13, 2019 2:46 PM CST
Two women who sued after they were barred from a strip club have sparked a court battle over the viability of local human rights ordinances in the state of Florida.
Dec 11, 2019 12:48 PM CST
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has filed a bar complaint against a Florida lawyer for suggesting in a tweet that his nickname should be “beach thief” and otherwise ridiculing him on Twitter.
Dec 10, 2019 11:21 AM CST
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