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SCOTUS Declares Capital Punishment Laws in Florida Unconstitutional
In a nearly unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, Jan. 12 that the capital punishment sentencing system in Florida is unconstitutional. The court’s...
- Jan 13, 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- Nov 3, 2015
State Issued ID's May No Longer Be Valid For Flying
As if dealing with the TSA wasn’t toilsome enough, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced an act that may make airport traveling even more...
- Oct 26, 2015
Florida Passes First Unmanned Drone Law
Florida recently signed into law legislation that will protect the privacy of its residents from unmanned drones. We’re not talking about the ones used by...
- Oct 4, 2015
ABA Says Lawyers, Judges Can Scan Jurors' Social Media Websites
According to a recently issued opinion from the American Bar Association’s (ABA) ethics committee, it’s now considered within a lawyer or judge’s ethical boundaries to...
- Jun 30, 2014
Attorney C. Ryan Morgan Talks Proposed OT Law Changes on My Fox Orlando
Orlando employment attorney C. Ryan Morgan appeared on My Fox Orlando’s Good Day program this morning to discuss legislative changes proposed by President Obama that...
- Mar 13, 2014
Morgan & Morgan Files Class Action Lawsuit Against CEO of JPMorgan Chase
The securities attorneys in Morgan & Morgan’s New York office have filed a class action lawsuit against James Dimon, who is the CEO, President, and...
- Feb 10, 2014
Florida Voters to Decide on Medical Marijuana in November
After the state Supreme Court approved the proposed ballot language, and with Friday’s official validation of more than the required 683,971 signatures, Florida residents will get...
- Jan 28, 2014
'We Are Going to Make It': FL Medical Marijuana Campaign Nears Fruition
Contrary to reports published in mid-December claiming the campaign to legalize medical marijuana in Florida was dangerously close to failure, it now appears the initiative...
- Jan 7, 2014
Latest Polls Show 60 Percent Support Medical Marijuana in Florida
The latest polling numbers in Florida indicate that 62 percent of voters support the legalization of medical marijuana for use by seriously ill patients in...
- Oct 7, 2013