Probe Ordered Of Lauderdale Death Penalty AttorneyFlorida Supreme Court's Chief Justice has ordered an investigation of a death penalty lawyer who has repeatedly missed critical deadlines and who is currently representing two inmates who are trying to fire her.
Suspect In Houston Shooting Was A LawyerThe suspect who shot and injured nine people in Houston was a lawyer who was having issues with his law firm, police said.
Man Brings Body Of Neighbor To Lawyer's OfficeIt’s not often when a lawyer sees firsthand what his client claims to have done, but that was the case on Wednesday.
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.
Scott Rothstein's Former Law Partner ChargedAnother acquaintance of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been charged. This time, it’s a former law partner.
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.
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.
Broward County Exploring Smoking Ban In ParksParks in Broward County may soon be “no smoking” zones.
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.
Atty. In Fla. Robbery Case Seeks NSA Phone RecordsThe 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.
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.
Letter Details UM Objections To NCAA InvestigationThe 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.
Something Extra: Psychopaths' ProfessionsWhat professions have the most psychopaths? A new book, called "the Wisdom of Psychopaths," by Kevin Dutton, takes on that question.
Facebook Photo Of Client's Underwear Leads To Miami Murder MistrialA 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.
Casey Anthony's Lawyer Says She Rejected Early Plea DealIn 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.