Palm Beach Judge Backs Off Speed-Up RuleUPDATED

A judge withdraws a move intended to speed up review of motions in foreclosure and other civil cases.

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Litigation and Bar Discipline

  • Palm Beach Judge Backs Off Speed-Up Rule UPDATED

    By Samantha Joseph

    A judge withdraws a move intended to speed up review of motions in foreclosure and other civil cases.

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On Appeal

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    By Noreen Marcus

    The Third District Court of Appeals may have finally ended 13 years of fighting over the $195 million-plus estate of corporate raider Victor Posner, who died in 2002 at age 83.

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    By Noreen Marcus

    Broward Circuit Judge Laura Watson is rolling out the heavy weapons in her war with state regulators. The judge is battling a platoon of prominent lawyers to keep the judicial seat she won in November 2012.

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Board of Contributors

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    By Joseph P. Farina

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  • Supreme Court Ruling Unclear Whether Employers Must Provide Light Duty to Pregnant Employees

    By Suhaill Morales

    On March 25, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its Young v. UPS opinion, ruling that an employee should have her day in court to determine whether United Parcel Service Inc. violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act when it denied the employee's request for a light-duty work accommodation when she was pregnant and restricted from heavy lifting.

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Special Reports

  • What If? Trademarks and a Possible End to the Cuban Embargo

    By David Friedland

    With monumental changes on the horizon as diplomatic discussions focus on the potential end of the U.S. trade embargo with Cuba, one of the issues to watch is trademarks.

  • Going Up! New Partners 2014-2015

    By Review staff

    Numbers are up for new partners in South Florida in 2014, both for promotions and laterals. Credit for the rosy trend goes to a hot legal market, particular in real estate and corporate work.

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