August 22, 2014

Government/Politics & Law

Icon: Willie Gary

Some people are winners. They just refuse to give up. They just refuse to quit. I think sometimes you're born with it. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Another Bright Idea?

It's questionable whether a proposed sunset law would shrink the ranks of agencies. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Tectonic Plates

Florida's immigrant workers, documented and undocumented, once were visible only in our fields and groves. No more. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Gunshine State

Florida businesses are butting heads with the National Rifle Association over a proposed change to the state's gun law. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Business Approach

Darrell Kelley will handle the business side at Holland & Knight, freeing up Howell Melton to focus on the legal side. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Growing Trend

The National Law Journal's annual ranking of the biggest law firms in the U.S. found that globalization is the hottest trend. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Did Anyone Notice?

With all eyes focused on New Orleans and other Gulf communities, many business owners in Broward, Palm Beach and other parts of southeast Florida devastated by Hurricane Wilma in October are wondering if the world has forgotten them. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Roots vs. Reach

Two prominent Florida law firms take different approaches in trying to appeal to clients. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Enough Juice?

A contentious local plebiscite over energy policy in Tallahassee offered a glimpse of the future in a world where oil is unlikely to see $10 a barrel again. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Fowler Play

Tampa-based, 200-lawyer Fowler White Boggs Banker continues its push into south Florida with a move to a 12,500-sq.-ft. office in West Palm Beach's One Clearlake Centre. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

On Campus

University of Miami; University of Florida; Florida State; Stetson College of Law. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Debtors Prism

Many provisions of the new federal Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act were written with Florida in mind. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

A State of Discontent

For half a century, local governments and unelected redevelopment authorities have been using eminent domain, or the threat of it, to muscle residents out of their homes and businesses. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Of Council In the News - Nov. 2005

News about Florida law. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

One for the History Books

Former Florida State University President Talbot "Sandy" D'Alemberte remembers poking through the remarkable files of Steel Hector & Davis in Miami when he was a young lawyer there in the 1960s. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

A Steely Resolve

Lucy Hadi has a job that has chewed up almost everybody who has held it. She's the head of Florida's sprawling Department of Children and Families, once known in an even more sprawling form as Health and Rehabilitative Services. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Getting By

Much in a new report from the LeRoy Collins Institute called "Tough Choices: Facing Florida's Revenue Shortfall" seems right on the money. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

A Fight on His Hands

Since he took office in November, county Mayor Carlos Alvarez has seen his relationship with the county commission go from frosty to downright combative. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Thinking Big

When Vern Buchanan moved to Florida in January 1990, one of the first phone calls he made was to the local chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization, a membership group for corporate chief executives under 45. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

An Odd Twist

The Supreme Court decision upholding a Connecticut law that allows local governments to seize private property for economic development has generated lots of "could it happen here?" discussions throughout Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

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