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Ex-Partner Of Fla. Ponzi Schemer To Plead Guilty

The former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein is scheduled to plead guilty next month to charges he violated federal campaign contribution laws.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

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Scott Rothstein’s Former Law Partner Charged

Another acquaintance of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been charged. This time, it’s a former law partner.

03/07/2014

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Scott Takes Worker Drug Testing To Supreme Court

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.

01/14/2014

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Legendary Defense Attorney Richard Sharpstein Found Dead

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.

CBS4–12/10/2013

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Broward County Exploring Smoking Ban In Parks

Parks in Broward County may soon be “no smoking” zones.

12/03/2013

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Major Plantation Foreclosure Lawyer Will Accept Disbarment

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.

11/18/2013

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Atty. In Fla. Robbery Case Seeks NSA Phone Records

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.

CBS Miami–06/12/2013

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Attorneys Say Mother Who Left Baby In Car Is Not A “Monster”

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.

CBS4–05/31/2013

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Letter Details UM Objections To NCAA Investigation

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.

CBS4–04/04/2013

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Something Extra: Psychopaths’ Professions

What professions have the most psychopaths? A new book, called “the Wisdom of Psychopaths,” by Kevin Dutton, takes on that question.

CBS Miami–11/12/2012

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