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Coral Gables Attorneys Ask Supreme Court to Help Victims of Mexican Massacre

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to hear a war-crimes case brought on behalf of 10 people from the state of Chiapas suing former Mexican president Ernesto Zedillo.

Another Former Miami-Dade Judge Joins JAMS Mediation Firm

By Julie Kay |

Former Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Cristine Pereyra lands at JAMS. She most recently served as a legal correspondent for Univision.

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Cindy S. Lederman

Miami-Dade Child-Welfare System 'in Midst of Hurricane'

By News Service of Florida |

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Cindy Lederman said judges must take more time on each case, meaning children stay in legal limbo longer.

Miami Grower Challenges Marijuana Rule

By News Service of Florida |

Costa Farms in Miami doesn't like the state's proposed lottery system and says it gives out-of-state businesses an advantage over Florida growers.

Ford

Jury Clears Ford in Explorer Rollover Crash

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Ford Motor Co. and a parts supplier prevailed in a product liability case in West Palm Beach federal court against a woman suing on behalf of her incapacitated daughter.

Pope Francis

Pope Francis Meets With Argentine Judge in Dirty War Probe

Pope Francis met Monday with an Argentine judge who played a key role in the recent convictions of two former military officers for one of the most notorious crimes of the country's Dirty War.

Falling Down: Florida Law School Applications Tanking

By Julie Kay |

Mirroring a national trend, nearly all of Florida's law schools experienced a drop in applications and enrollees this year.

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Cindy S. Lederman

Simple Question Spurred Judge Lederman With Domestic Violence Court

By Carlos Harrison |

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Cindy Lederman was instrumental in setting up the county domestic violence court, the first in the nation to handle both criminal and civil matters.

Prosecutors Indict 8 in Stock Fraud Case

Four of eight people charged in a penny stock "pump and dump" scheme that defrauded $290 million from thousands of investors were arraigned on Thursday following a two-year investigation.

Bruce Katzen

Siblings at War Over Kendall Toyota Inheritance

By John Pacenti |

The children of the late Kendall Toyota owner square off in probate court over a multimillion-dollar estate after their mother's death.

Robert N. Scola

Judge Backs Seminole Tribe in Tax Dispute

By News Service of Florida |

U.S. District Judge Robert Scola Jr. said federal law prevents collecting taxes on tribal reservation electricity.

Charlie Crist

Charlie Crist's Boss May be Causing Him Election Problems

By News Service of Florida |

Orlando lawyer John Morgan, backer of a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana and staunch supporter of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist, went on something of a rant at a recent event.