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Former Judge Disbarred For Handling Of Murder Case

A former judge has been disbarred for her handing of a murder case while she was in a relationship with a prosecutor.

06/05/2014

Judge Gisele Pollack was arrested on May 1, 2014 on multiple DUI charges. (Source: BSO)

Broward Judge Seeks Pay During Alcohol-Related Suspension

Attorneys for a suspended Broward County judge are asking the Florida Supreme Court to allow her to continue getting paid while she undergoes treatment for a drinking problem.

05/29/2014

Judge Gisele Pollack was arrested on May 1, 2014 on multiple DUI charges. (Source: BSO)

Broward Judge Suspended From The Bench

A Broward County judge accused of driving drunk and injuring a young man in an accident has been suspended from the bench without pay while an investigation into her actions moves forward.

05/23/2014

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Lawsuit Seeks To Ban Blind Trusts For Public Officials

Open-government advocates are backing a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the Florida Supreme Court, challenging the constitutionality of a 2013 law that allows elected officials to put financial assets in blind trusts that do not offer detailed public disclosure of the holdings.

05/14/2014

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Law Licenses Can Now Be Granted To Non-Citizens

The Florida Supreme Court will be able to grant the law licenses now that Gov. Rick Scott has signed the measure into law.

05/12/2014

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Florida Legislature Approves Record $77 Billion Budget

From child welfare to cleaning up water pollution, Florida legislators planned to end this year’s session by approving a record state budget.

05/02/2014

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Juvenile Sentencing Compromise Clears Senate

The Florida Legislature appears to have solved the riddle of juvenile sentencing on its fourth try.

04/23/2014

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High Court Rules Pregnancy Covered By Discrimination Laws

Employers in Florida cannot discriminate against pregnant women under the state’s civil rights act.

04/17/2014

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House Passes Juvenile Sentencing Revamp

After struggling in the past to resolve the issue, the Florida House on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill that would change juvenile-sentencing laws in cases of murders and other serious felonies.

04/01/2014

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State Supreme Court Rules Man Can Be Held Liable For Tomahawk Chop

In a case that involved a man getting hit in the head with a tomahawk, a divided Florida Supreme Court has ruled that another man involved in an altercation outside a Miami-Dade County bar could be held liable.

03/30/2014

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