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March 23, 2017

Politics & Law

Setting the pace: Lawyer Erin Deady is an environmental steward

Erin Deady's love of the environment led her into law. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

Fighting words: The First Amendment and anonymous online speech

Does the First Amendment protect anonymous online speech if it's not true? Tampa attorney Deborah L. Thomson aims to find out. She herself has been the target of what she claims is an untrue anonymous posting. Read more »
Published on 8/27/2015

Court-Ordered Protection

The direct-support organization that runs the University of Central Florida's athletics department is entitled to the same sovereign immunity protections as the university itself... Read more »
Published on 8/26/2015

Jon H. Gutmacher on lawyers, guns and poetry

Attorney Jon H. Gutmacher is among the state's top legal experts on gun and self-defense laws. Read more »
Published on 6/26/2015

An exit interview with Gray Swoope

Gray Swoope reflects on his four-year tenure as the state's main economic recruiter. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2015

Loophole: Holding companies use law to avoid paying taxes

The Legislature's 1971 effort to tax fairly has become a law of unintended consequences. Read more »
Published on 1/28/2015

Giant slayer

Attorney Andrew C. Hall has gained a reputation for taking on complex commercial cases against, at times, whole countries. Read more »
Published on 1/28/2015

Florida's Supreme Court in transition

Gov. Rick Scott could appoint four new justices to the Florida Supreme Court during his second term. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2014

2014's biggest-impact law cases

We review Florida's 10 biggest law cases, from medical malpractice insurance caps to same sex marriage, judicial campaign rules and stand your ground rulings. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2014

John Morgan - Impact Player

The attorney left his stamp on Florida in 2014 by supporting Charlie Crist and marijuana. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2014

Law Firms: The makings of a merger

Fowler White Boggs and Pittsburgh's Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney discovered they had complementary objectives. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

Florida attorneys find rewards in pro bono work

Karen Meyer Buesing's work with the poor earns her the Bar's highest pro bono award. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

The nuances of Florida's ‘stand your ground' law

The debate over Florida's 'stand your ground' law has moved to the ivory tower. Read more »
Published on 4/30/2014

Spending big on lobbyists in Florida

A list of last year's biggest spenders... Read more »
Published on 4/30/2014

Florida's Budget

Florida lawmakers expect to have at least $1.5 billion more to spend than they did last year. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

Gambling in Florida: Don't bet on it

Florida's gaming laws are a mess, but in an election year, with powerful interests on all sides, lawmakers may not try to make comprehensive changes. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

Florida attorney moves to a different drum beat

Attorney Paul Quin's previous career is music to many of his clients' ears. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

Contempt of court: Florida's unruly lawyers

The state's judiciary system steps up its efforts to discourage unprofessional behavior. By the late 1980s, complaints about rude and unprofessional behavior among Florida lawyers had become so frequent that the Florida Bar created a task force to study the problem. After seven years of research, the committee issued a report that described the state of professionalism among lawyers as being in “steep decline.” Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Governor Scott announces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as Lieutenant Governor

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he is appointing Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera as Lieutenant Governor. Read more »
Published on 1/14/2014

Blockbuster law cases with lasting significance

Some of the most significant law cases in Florida in 2013. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

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