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Despite increasing assignment of benefits fraud, some see hope for reform

A surge of assignment of benefits fraud has left Florida residents with higher rates for their insurance, and the Florida Legislature has let another year go by without enacting changes to stop such instances of fraud.

Under Florida bill, 9th Circuit could expand, other circuits could lose judges

A bill is working its way through the Florida Legislature that would add judgeships to the 9th Judicial Circuit while removing them from other circuits.

House bill would reduce man's jury award by over $2 million

A man who was injured in an Orlando crash involving a county employee may be awarded $750,000 by Orange County rather than a $2.9 million award from a 2012 jury trial.

Black Lives Matter Tampa lambasts new juvenile detention predisposition law

TALLAHASSEE – An appeals court recently issued a ruling that would have meant a number of Florida counties had to pay the state as much as $100 million in predisposition costs before underage offenders were sentenced, but recent legislation signed into law at the end of March by Gov. Rick Scott made the court case a moot point.

Non-law students have options for pursuing an LL.M. degree

MIAMI GARDENS – In recent years, there has been a growing interest in students who are pursuing LL.M. degrees, otherwise known as an advanced law certification with credibility worldwide, even though these students may not be involved in the law industry personally.