2406 ABA Journal Florida articles.
The Florida Supreme Court’s recent decision to prohibit diversity quotas for continuing legal education programs may reverberate beyond the borders of the Sunshine State.
Apr 19, 2021 12:21 PM CDT
A Florida man who posed as an immigration attorney has been sentenced to 20 years and nine months in federal prison.
Apr 16, 2021 9:48 AM CDT
A federal judge in New York City has informed a Florida lawyer that he should consider himself lucky to get about $3,000 out of about $22,000 in requested fees and expenses after filing suit for a client who had fired him.
Apr 15, 2021 12:46 PM CDT
A judge in Birmingham, Alabama, has been suspended with pay after the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission alleged that she showed an apparent predisposition against the death penalty, ignored appellate directives, and showed a lack of appropriate demeanor to prosecutors.
Apr 13, 2021 11:47 AM CDT
SCOTUS blocks restrictions on religious meetings at homes during pandemic
The U.S. Supreme Court blocked California’s restrictions on religious meetings at homes during the COVID-19 crisis in a 5-4 vote…
Apr 12, 2021 4:10 PM CDT
U.S. District Judge Sandra Feuerstein of the Eastern District of New York was struck and killed in Boca Raton, Florida, on Friday when a car drove onto the sidewalk where Feuerstein was walking.
Apr 12, 2021 12:09 PM CDT
A former death row inmate in Florida told reporters Thursday that he thanked God and his legal team for his release from prison.
Apr 9, 2021 12:43 PM CDT
90 convictions could be vacated after detective is charged
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez in New York says his office has lost confidence in 27 felony and 63 misdemeanor convictions…
Apr 7, 2021 4:35 PM CDT
A corporate litigant disputing the legal bill charged by Squire Patton Boggs has filed a third-party complaint alleging that LexisNexis helped the law firm inflate its fees.
Apr 1, 2021 1:10 PM CDT
Lawmaker says he’s ‘Christian, not an attorney’
A Florida lawmaker says he was just joking when he said told a Jewish colleague that he was a “Christian, not an attorney.”…
Mar 11, 2021 4:50 PM CST
The former Boies Schiller Flexner partner sued for refusing to leave his new law firm is claiming that his ouster was a pretextual money grab in his own lawsuit filed Tuesday in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Mar 10, 2021 11:53 AM CST
Florida lawyer Robert Laurence Pelletier is facing an ethics complaint by the Florida Bar for describing himself as a pit bull lawyer and using an online image of a pit bull.
Mar 9, 2021 9:06 AM CST
Associates at this BigLaw firm get pricey gifts
Associates at Davis Polk & Wardwell are getting a choice of gifts as a thanks for their hard work during the COVID-19…
Mar 4, 2021 4:30 PM CST
A federal indictment accuses a former Florida prosecutor of soliciting bribes for favorable case dispositions and defrauding an elderly man after obtaining guardianship.
Mar 1, 2021 12:10 PM CST
Lawyer Beth Bourdon is willing to go places where other attorneys may be hesitant, including this summer when she joined Parler—to see how long she could post potentially offensive materials without getting kicked off the conservative social media site.
Feb 22, 2021 8:33 AM CST
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