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Judge Cynthia Imperato (center). Her attorneys, Heidi Perlet and Marc Shiner are next to her.

Judge Cynthia Imperato Guilty of Drunken and Reckless Driving

By Adolfo Pesquera |

After a three-day trial, the jury found Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato guilty.

Judge David C. Miller

3rd DCA Blasts Miami Judge David C. Miller

By John Pacenti |

The 3rd DCA in Miami lambasted Miami-Dade Circuit Judge David C. Miller in granting a writ of prohibition to the Great American Insurance Company. The case now will be reassigned.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Raymond Ray

$13M Payback: Judge Approves Rothstein Bankruptcy Distribution

By Julie Kay |

Overruling objections, a Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy judge approved the distribution to unsecured creditors who were victims of Scott Rothstein's $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme.

Broward County Judge Ken Gottlieb

Judge Gottlieb's Life Has Been a Hollywood Story

By Carlos Harrison |

Broward County Court Judge Kenneth Gottlieb has served Hollywood as a state representative, state senator and a county judge.

Judge Cynthia Imperato (center). Her attorneys, Heidi Perlet and Marc Shiner are next to her.

Jury Deliberating in Broward Judge Cynthia Imperato's Drunken-Driving Trial

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The jury in the drunken-driving trial of Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato is set to resume deliberations Friday. Jurors didn't reach a decision after four hours of deliberation Thursday night.

Judge Delays Action on Contempt Motion Following Change in Tribal Law

By John Pacenti |

The Miccosukee Indian tribe is defiant in its fight against Internal Revenue Service demands for tax records.

Boies Schiller Takes On Forbes Over Mexican Corruption List

By David Bario |

It's been an awfully busy year for the folks at Boies, Schiller & Flexner with most of those battles continuing into 2015. But Boies Schiller is also hanging up a new punching bag ahead of the new year: the news media.

Judge Cynthia Imperato

Is She a Drunk Who Imperiled the Lives of Others, or a Sober Officer Falsely Charged?

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The state and defense gave starkly constrasting portrayals of Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato--a drunk who imperiled the lives of others versus a sober court officer falsely jailed by biased officers.

Holland & Knight Hosts Angel Investors, Suitors

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Sponsoring meetings of the Keiretsu Forum, Holland & Knight hopes to solidify relationships with angel investors and the startups they fund.

Rafael Heribe Aviles-Rosario

Robbery Conviction Reversed for Lack of Competency Hearing

By John Pacenti |

A state appellate court orders a new trial for a convicted robber after a Palm Beach judge refused to hold a pretrial competency hearing.

Who are The 'Cuban 5' Agents Jailed in U.S.? Here's a Look

The "Cuban Five" refers to intelligence agents whose so-called "Wasp Network" operated in Florida in the 1990s. They were arrested in 1998 and later convicted on charges including conspiracy and failing to register as foreign agents.

Judge Cynthia Imperato

Jury Selection Begins in Broward Judge Cynthia Imperato's DUI Trial

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato was arrested by a Boca Raton police officer last year after citizen reports of a white Mercedes driving recklessly.

No Cuban Embargo? No Problem

By John Pacenti |

With an overnight thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations, legal experts were cautious Wednesday about visions of U.S. companies doing business in Cuba.