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Latest News in Florida

  • July 23, 2024

    Fla. Atty Fights Ethics Charges As 1st Amendment Attacks

    A Georgia-based attorney is fighting accusations from the Florida Bar that he disparaged an opponent running for 20th Judicial Circuit state attorney in 2018, arguing that the bar's bid to suspend his Florida law license is a violation of his First Amendment rights because it would punish him for protected speech.

  • July 23, 2024

    DeSantis Taps Prosecutor, Solo Atty For Fla. Judgeships

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has tapped two new county court judges who work as a solo practitioner in Gainesville and a longtime assistant state attorney in Naples.

  • July 23, 2024

    Disney Cruise Can't Pause Suit As It Awaits Arbitration Ruling

    A Florida federal judge won't let Disney Cruise Line postpone filing a required case management report until after the court rules on the company's pending motion to compel arbitration in a case over an ex-employee who was fired for testing positive for marijuana use.

  • July 22, 2024

    Fla. Jury Says Insurance Broker Owes $3M For Worker Poaching

    A Florida federal jury has awarded more than $3 million in damages to a New York insurance brokerage in a trial over employment contracts, finding that a competitor interfered with its business by helping two employees breach fiduciary duties when they switched jobs and brought client lists with them.

  • July 22, 2024

    Fla. City's Anti-Panhandling Law Deemed Unconstitutional

    A Florida federal judge has declared unconstitutional a Daytona Beach ordinance that criminalizes panhandling in certain parts of the city, ruling that the law violates the First Amendment.

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