MIAMI – The Florida Third District Court of Appeal on Dec. 28 rebuffed a request by four undocumented immigrant children from El Salvador for legal dependency status with the court or an appropriate state agency.
ORLANDO -- Stemming from a May 24 court-ordered suspension, former Altamonte attorney William Glenn Roy III has been disbarred by the state of Florida for charges related to cocaine possession, using a firearm while under the influence and misappropriating escrow money.
NAPLES, Florida -- Seventy-five years since the deadly Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the Ave Maria School of Law marked the infamous day with a ceremony renaming the school’s library the Veterans Memorial Law Library.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – One of the thousands of cases developed following the end of the Engle progeny suit filed in Florida against cigarette manufacturers Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds (RJR) has marked a victory for those claiming the two companies had purposefully hidden or continued to hide evidence of the addictive power of nicotine.
BREVARD COUNTY – With thirty-one minutes left in 2016, Brevard County Court Judge Alli B. Majeed will abide by Florida law and end his twenty-four year service on the bench. The Dec. 31 resignation makes Majeed the longest serving judge in Brevard County, a career marked by tremendous community involvement along the Space Coast, and caps a great American success story.
MIAMI – Following the end of her tenure as president of the National Association of Women Judges, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Lisa Walsh issued a resolution on Oct. 8 asking her fellow state and federal justices to increase the percentage of women and minorities nominated for court-appointed roles.
WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA – A lawsuit resulting from a 2013 incident involving the
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has been given the green light to proceed by the
Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal.