Florida

Legal Ethics

Ordered off bench by state’s top court, judge declares a 5-minute recess and exits

Legislation & Lobbying

Lobbyists target attorneys general; Dickstein touts its ‘strong relationships’ with AGs

Careers

Lawyer, 52, hopes to become a police officer

Criminal Justice

Polo mogul found guilty in DUI manslaughter retrial; judge orders him to jail

Criminal Justice

Former lawyer convicted of murder in slaying of maintenance man during South Beach condo eviction

Criminal Justice

Man convicted of ID theft gets less prison time due to reform, facial tattoo removal

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