On Appeal

Florida Supreme Court

Should Stand Your Ground Apply To Felons?

Jack Fleischman said his client, a felon involved in a shooting outside a strip club, only did what was necessary to save his life and should be afforded protections from the stand your ground law.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Debtors Allowed To Strip Away Valueless Junior Liens

By Noreen Marcus |

Thanks to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, a majority of courts allow debtors to strip away valueless junior liens from homesteads once they complete their Chapter 13 payments.

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Old Switcheroo: Court Issues Opinions In Same Case 4 Days Apart

A federal appeals court changed its mind in opinions issued four days apart in a Miami case alleging debt-collection robocalls under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil , Banking and Financial Institutions

Fourth District Court of Appeal

Who Has Dibs On Rothstein Saga? 4th DCA Says Florida, Some Argue NY Does

4rth DCA Judge Martha Warner wrote that if a tortious act over the Internet is directed at Florida and its residents then the courts of Florida should be open to its resolution.

Practice Areas: Appellate Law - Civil , Internet Law , Jurisdiction

Florida Supreme Court

Battle Of Shock Jocks Results In Three Bar Complaints

By Noreen Marcus |

A tale of battling radio shock jocks, a tipsy paralegal and a DUI stakeout in downtown Tampa has ended up with a referee reviewing three Florida Bar complaints.