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Planning for a Post-Memphis Cordova

Cordova won’t be leaving Memphis any time soon, following a successful push by business leaders and mayors of three of the state’s largest cities to...

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  • Apr 8, 2016

New Florida Law Permits Breaking Into Vehicles to Save People and Pets

Have you ever seen a helpless dog stuck in a car on a sweltering day? We’re happy to say all dogs in Florida, including Emma...

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  • Mar 24, 2016

Brokers Beware: A Violated Sales Agreement May Be Grounds for a Lawsuit

A home is the most valuable asset most people will ever buy or sell, surpassed only, in some cases, by the sale or purchase of...

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  • Mar 23, 2016

Florida Revamps Death Penalty Process in Wake of SCOTUS Decision

In response to a January decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Hurst v. Florida which declared Florida’s death penalty laws unconstitutional, state Governor Rick Scott...

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  • Mar 21, 2016

Florida Bill Seeks to Regulate Ridesharing Companies Like Uber

Uber and similar transportation network companies (TNCs) are now a major component of many cities’ transportation infrastructure. But just a decade ago none of these...

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  • Mar 9, 2016

NY Judge Rules Government Can't Force Apple to Unlock iPhones

The national debate about security and privacy spurred by the FBI’s attempt to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone has taken another turn. A judge in Brooklyn...

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  • Mar 2, 2016

Floridians Divided on Fracking

Nearly a month after the Florida House of Representatives passed a controversial bill to regulate fracking, the argument continues as the state’s senate prepares its...

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  • Feb 23, 2016

Floridians Demand State of Emergency Over Okeechobee

Before, the water in lake Okeechobee turned a shade of gold in the sunlight. Now, not only is the second largest freshwater source in America...

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  • Feb 18, 2016

The City Manager Race is On

Fort Myers residents are keeping an eye on a political arena that’s a little closer to home. Since Fort Myers is the governmental center of...

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  • Feb 10, 2016

The Five Biggest Legal Scandals of 2015

While 2015 may have been the year of the legal drama comeback, real-life has proven to be as shocking and suspenseful as any courtroom show....

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  • Dec 31, 2015

Martin Shkreli, the Ponzi Scheme, and Why Investors Should Stay Aware

Martin Shkreli, the 32-year-old former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals known for hiking up the price of a vital drug, was arrested Thursday and charged with securities...

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  • Dec 20, 2015

Florida Supreme Court to Vote on Changing the Rules of Evidence

Tomorrow, The Florida Supreme Court will vote on the recommendation to abandon the Daubert Standard in favor of the Frye Standard. The Florida attorneys at...

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  • Dec 4, 2015

Morgan & Morgan Files Lawsuit for Child Sexual Assault Against Fellowship Bible Church

Yesterday, a Williamson County family filed a lawsuit against the Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, Tennessee. The lawsuit alleges that the church failed to provide...

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  • Dec 2, 2015

Taylor Swift Copyright Case: Why Representing Yourself in Court is a Bad Idea

Last week, a federal magistrate judge in California dismissed a pro se lawsuit against Taylor Swift, using the pop star’s own lyrics in the decision....

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  • Nov 18, 2015

What's a Tort, Anyway?

Tort law is defined as a civil wrong that can be atoned by awarding compensation for resulting damages. A civil wrong is legally recognized as...

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  • Nov 3, 2015