Florida

Criminal Justice

Inmates at 2 jails falsely cried Ebola, officials say; one defendant now faces a new charge

Trials & Litigation

Sequestered juror’s Internet surfing at issue in Palm Beach polo mogul’s DUI manslaughter retrial

Trials & Litigation

Judge clears courtroom after noticing police report said arrestee claimed to have Ebola

White-Collar Crime

Former bank exec indicted, accused of aiding disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein’s $1.2B fraud

Trials and Litigation

Potential juror is jailed over Internet research on billionaire’s DUI manslaughter case

Criminal Justice

Credit card charge of $600 isn’t processed, sending man to jail, but same card is good for $1K bail

Criminal Justice

Inmate dies in custody after letter telling of threats by guard; lawyers seek DOJ probe

Trials & Litigation

Racketeering suit says law firm aided sunken-treasure fraud, seeks $10M in damages

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to consider ethics rule banning judicial candidates from soliciting contributions

Criminal Justice

Man who shot teen in loud-music dispute convicted of murder in retrial with ‘racial overtones’

Criminal Justice

Imprisoned ex-cop gets 18 months more for putting ‘Miami Mice’ recording of fellow officers online

Court Security

Man gets 90 days for taking cellphone photos in court

Business of Law

White & Case opens new services center in Florida

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Criminal Justice

Ex-BigLaw partner gets 13 months in tax case, admits he owes $924K to US

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor resigns amid video voyeurism investigation

Terrorism

Padilla gets new 21-year sentence after 11th Circuit says original 17-year term was too lenient

Criminal Justice

1 of 3 county judges charged with DUI pleads guilty against counsel’s advice, gets probation

Education Law

School forces teen to wear shaming T-shirt; mom sees violation of discipline-record law

Criminal Justice

Former FSU law student takes plea, gets 3 years for shooting fellow student in the back