Arguing that Florida has an “overriding interest in a drug-free workforce,” Gov. Rick Scott has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of a drug-testing policy for tens of thousands of state employees.
Famed criminal defense attorney Richard Sharpstein passed away Tuesday morning at the age of 63. Sharpstein, a partner at the Akerman law firm in the National Litigation Practice Group.
Parks in Broward County may soon be “no smoking” zones.
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 lawyer for a man on trial in a violent South Florida bank robbery case is seeking cell phone records possibly produced by a recently revealed National Security Agency surveillance program.
Tears flowed as the little boy who was about to turn one year old, was buried earlier this month in a Kendall cemetary. His name was Bryan Osceola and he was found dead in his family’s car that had been sitting in the hot Florida sun.
The University of Miami has sent a blistering response to the NCAA asking for the case against the school to be dropped. UM is asking the NCAA to drop the case after repeated missteps by the collegiate governing body during the investigation of the school.
What professions have the most psychopaths? A new book, called “the Wisdom of Psychopaths,” by Kevin Dutton, takes on that question.
A lawyer posted a photo of her client’s leopard-print underwear on her Facebook page, prompting a South Florida judge to declare a mistrial in a murder case.
In a just-published book, Casey Anthony’s attorney Jose Baez revealed that prosecutors offered Anthony a plea deal on a lesser charge of aggravated manslaughter for the death of her daughter, Caylee.