2584 ABA Journal Florida articles.
Jan 12, 2023 2:01 PM CST
Judge slashes $24M punitive award in Unite the Right trial
U.S. District Judge Norman K. Moon of the Western District of Virginia has slashed an award of $24 million in…
Jan 6, 2023 2:04 PM CST
Jan 5, 2023 11:34 AM CST
In a decision that creates a circuit split, a federal appeals court has upheld a Florida school district’s policy that bans transgender students from using bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity.
Jan 4, 2023 10:10 AM CST
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Dec 15, 2022 10:27 AM CST
U.S. District Judge Aileen M. Cannon of the Southern District of Florida didn’t have jurisdiction to consider former President Donald Trump’s request for a special master to review documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, Florida, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Dec 2, 2022 10:28 AM CST
Nov 29, 2022 9:10 AM CST
A lawyer is denying allegations that she solicited Hurricane Ian clients using a truck designed to look like an operation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency or a state-run site. The lawyer said the Florida Bar’s petition for her emergency suspension is based on “a clear misunderstanding of the underlying facts and circumstances in this matter.”
Nov 23, 2022 9:35 AM CST
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has announced the appointment of a special counsel to oversee two ongoing investigations involving former President Donald Trump.
Nov 18, 2022 2:07 PM CST
A federal judge in Florida has barred Florida education officials from enforcing provisions in a law that ban advancement of critical race theory by professors at public colleges and universities.
Nov 18, 2022 11:55 AM CST
In summer 2020, when the murder of George Floyd was igniting protests, it occurred to Margaret A. Burnham that “George Floyd” was a common-sounding name. She went into her archive of Jim Crow-era homicides and found another George Floyd.
Nov 16, 2022 3:30 PM CST
Nov 11, 2022 11:20 AM CST
Election litigation was heating up in battleground states as voters went to the polls Tuesday. Lawsuits were filed over undated absentee ballots in Pennsylvania, unmailed absentee ballots in Georgia, and plans to hand count ballots in Arizona and Nevada.
Nov 8, 2022 12:45 PM CST
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh dissented Monday, when the Supreme Court turned down an appeal that challenges the use of eight-person juries in serious criminal cases.
Nov 8, 2022 9:24 AM CST