July 29, 2014

Government/Politics & Law

Taxing 'Alien Sellers'

Could an e-commerce sales tax effort lower rates? Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Of Counsel In the News - Sept. 2005.

Of Counsel In the News, September 2005. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Congressional Holdings

At least eight members of Florida's congressional delegation are millionaires, according to a Florida Trend analysis, and several more are within reach of seven-digit fortunes. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Quiet Influence

Despite spending 12 years building the second-largest public health department in Florida, Duval County Health Department Director Dr. Jeffrey Goldhagen was little-known outside local civic circles. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Trendsetters - Sept. 2005

Bowman Brown, Shutts & Bowen; Albert E. Dotson Jr., Bilzin Sumberg Baena; Meenu Sasser, Gunster Yoakley & Stewart. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Whodunnit? Who Knows?

For sheer weirdness, it will be very hard to top a Judicial Qualifications Commission investigation that concluded this summer. The case is linked to dark allegations that have swirled about the Hillsborough County courthouse for years. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Open Records?

With very limited exceptions, records placed into a court file are open to public inspection. A courthouse is a public forum, after all, not a repository of secrets. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Unfiltered

Florida's rapid growth threatens to tap out Florida's water supply. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

"Force of Nature"

Mikki Canton, 53, Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, Miami. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

For Sale

The 91,000-acre swath of swamp and prairie that Edward Vose "E.V." Babcock bought in 1919 is today the only unbroken avenue of undeveloped land between Lake Okeechobee in the east and Charlotte Harbor on the Gulf Coast. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Development Via Democracy

For a proposed development area dubbed Innovation Way, it seems fitting that the community is providing input via a test-pilot program that incorporates some of the latest technology in land-use planning. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

A High-Tech Base

Okaloosa County economic development officials believe they already have a solid foundation for high-tech research. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

And The Fight Goes On

Trial lawyers quickly found a way around a constitutional limit on their fees in malpractice cases. Doctors are now trying to put the fence up a different way. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Paramount Duty

Vouchers, known as "opportunity scholarships," pay for students at "failing" public schools to attend private, even religious, schools. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Could Be Better

A large vacant lot at the corner of Clay and Monroe streets has become a metaphor for the present state of the Better Jacksonville Plan. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Kinder, Gentler -- But Still Mediocre

I have a theory that the collective wisdom of a group diminishes with each additional member, and the rate of reduction accelerates in proportion to the participants' sense of their own importance. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Resting Their Case

A state Bar ruling makes it easier for international lawyers to practice in Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Top Honors

Six Stetson University College of Law students who spent five months working through the nuances of a hypothetical international business dispute beat out 149 other law schools from 47 countries. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Code Word: Update

What will Miami look like at the end of the century? Residents will have a good idea as Miami embarks on an ambitious two-year effort to plan the city's development for decades to come. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Politics and the Pension Fund

So why, again, did the state sue Alliance Capital? Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

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