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Michael Pizzi

Chalk Another Win for Acquitted Miami Lakes Mayor Pizzi

By Review staff |

Acquitted Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi won a speedy victory Friday from the Third District Court of Appeal in his bid to retake his old post.

Miami-Dade County Children's Courthouse located at 155 NW Third St.

Miami-Dade's Children's Courthouse Officially Opens

By Julie Kay |

The new $140 million Miami-Dade Children's Courthouse officially opens and bears the names of retired juvenile judges Seymour Gelber and William E. Gladstone.

Circuit Judge Maria M. Korvick

Dad's Death in Cuban Jail and the Horrors of Fidel Castro's Revolution, Steered Maria Korvick to Law

By Carlos Harrison |

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Maria Korvick's family came to the United States piecemeal from Cuba, except for her dad, who was accused of working for the U.S. government and killed in a Cuban prison.

DJJ, Counties Claim Victory in Detention Dispute

By News Service of Florida |

Both the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and 27 counties challenging the agency are claiming victory over a judge's ruling in a long-running dispute about the costs of detaining juvenile offenders.

Bernardo Roman III

Miccosukee Tribal Attorney Roman Faces Ethics Investigation

By Samantha Joseph |

Already hit with $1 million in sanctions, Miami attorney Bernardo Roman III faces bar disciplinary proceedings.

Real Estate broker Edie Laquer

Edie Laquer Wins Appeal in Beef With Miami Worldcenter Developer

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Miami power real estate broker Edie Laquer wins an appeal in a fight with Miami Worldcenter developer Art Falcone over her claim to a share of the transformative project.

Loretta Lynch, during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to replace Eric Holder Jr. as the next U.S. Attorney General.  January 28, 2015.

After Long Delay, Loretta Lynch Confirmed as Attorney General

By Mike Sacks |

The Senate on Thursday afternoon confirmed Loretta Lynch to be the U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to hold the post. Lynch takes over the department at a time of growing tension between law enforcement and black communities across the country. Republican leaders in the Senate say Lynch has a "mess" to clean up at the department.

Interior of Atrio Restaurant in the Conrad Miami

Power Lunch: Atrio's Great Service Comes With View of Brickell (Slideshow)

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Atrio Restaurant and Wine Room caters itself to the pinstripe-suit standards of the business travelers staying at the Conrad Hotel.

Video: Patient's Medical Records Were Altered, Attorney Argues in Med Mal Trial

Grant Kuvin tells jurors that evidence will show that the nurse anesthetist attending Jorgina Araujo during her 2011 hysterectomy altered the entry on a key medical record after the surgery.

Sunset falls over the Florida Supreme Court building

Florida Supreme Court Sets Settlement Ground Rules

By John W. Heilman and Ryan D. Burns |

Two cases decided by the Florida Supreme Court set strict standards for settlement proposals, write attorneys John W. Heilman and Ryan D. Burns.

Fla. House Targets High School Athletic Association

By News Service of Florida |

Legislation that would overhaul the Florida High School Athletic Association easily passed the state House on Wednesday, sending the proposal toward an uncertain future in the Senate.

Fla. Senate Passes Plan to Shore Up Local Pensions

By News Service of Florida |

The Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday revamping how local pensions for police officers and firefighters are funded, bringing closer to resolution a long-running debate over the retirement plans.

Jury Reaches $60 Million Verdict Against Naples Bar

By Samantha Joseph |

A bar that served an underage drinker who was paralyzed in a car crash was hit with a verdict of $60 million in damages.