The Plantation lawyer whose firm was handling tens of thousands of foreclosure cases at the height of the financial crisis is ending his fight to hold onto his law license.
The Florida House passed a bill Thursday that would ban the mythical threat of Sharia, or Islamic law, and other foreign laws from being used in state courts.
A Florida State University law school graduate who is in the country illegally is one step closer to getting license to practice in the state.
The lead prosecutor in the Rilya Wilson murder trial was taken off the case because he let his Florida Bar license lapse, according to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.
Should an illegal immigrant be able to practice law in Florida. That’s the issue before the state’s highest court in the case of Jose Godinez-Samperio who came to the U.S. from Mexico at age 9. He graduated from college, earned a law degree and passed the Florida Bar.
Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that he would like to see a bill return that would give him more say in who he can appoint to the judicial bench.