The following is an RSS driven aggregation of the 10 most recent blog posts by lawyers in the State of Florida (Read more about the process...). This is not an exclusive club! If you know of another blogging Florida lawyer, please send a note to Steve Matthews and he'll get them added to the mix!
January 19th, 2017The interregnum (what a great word) ends tomorrow as Donald J Trump takes the oath of office and becomes the 45th president of the United States. CJ John Roberts will administer the oath. Query/trivia: who was the last person who was NOT a Chief Justice or Supreme Court Justice to swear in a Pres... [Link]
We see you, Judge Ed Carnes. We see you!
January 19th, 2017He is having too much fun in this Kardashian case before the 11th Circuit. The introduction:Kimberly, Kourtney, and Khloe Kardashian appeal the district court’s denial of their motion to compel arbitration of Kroma Makeup, EU’s claims against them for cosmetics trademark infringement. At first... [Link]
Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
January 19th, 2017If your loved one needs to enter a nursing home or assisted living facility you will need to do your homework. Make sure the facility has an excellent reputation. On your visit, make sure the grounds and rooms are comfortable, and more importantly, clean! Talk to the staff. Interview them ca... [Link]
Michigan Introduces Sports Betting Bill; Third State This Year
January 19th, 2017New Jersey's efforts in seeking to overturn the federal ban on state-sanctioned sports betting had largely been a solo effort for many years. States that were interested in having legal sports betting within their borders (and there were many) were largely content to remain on the sidelines and let... [Link]
Video: Hiring A Collaborative Divorce Lawyer
January 19th, 2017In Tampa Bay and Greater Sarasota, you have a lot of choices when determining who should be your divorce lawyer. You may have already figured out that your best, least destructive path is via collaborative practice, where you and your spouse work together to ensure your kids and finances survive t... [Link]
Assignment of Benefits and the 2017 Florida Legislative Session
January 19th, 2017The 2017 Florida Legislative Session does not start until March 7th but committee weeks have begun in both Chambers. As a member of the Florida House of Representatives, I have been assigned to the following committees: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Commerce Committee Energy & Utilities Subcom... [Link]
9 Red Flags That You’re in a Psychologically Abusive Relationship
January 19th, 20171. Interaction with your partner makes you feel worthless, uneasy, exhausted, etc. 2. Your partner puts you down in a mean-spirited way 3. Your partner lies to you habitually 4. Your partner has to hold onto all the power in … Continue reading →... [Link]
The Latest CVSG Analytics for NJ Sports Betting (2016 Version)
January 19th, 2017The "death defying" New Jersey sports betting case--having secured the rare daily double of a rehearing en banc grant and a CVSG ("call for the views of the Solicitor General)--has proven to be the zombie of sports law cases: just when you think it's dead and buried, it is resurrected against improb... [Link]
ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER JOA
January 19th, 2017Not quite a JOA, but another Not Guilty for everyone's favourite federal blogger and a damn good criminal defense attorney: PRESS RELEASE REGARDING NOT GUILTY VERDICT OF MEDICAL DOCTOR MICHAEL BAHRAMI After a three day trial, a federal jury unanimously found Dr. Mi... [Link]
Read and Watch WLRN News Story: "Cell 1: Florida's Death Penalty in Limbo"
January 19th, 2017This week was the debut of "Cell 1: Florida’s Death Penalty in Limbo," which is a special production of WLRN News. Read the story online in six parts. Here's a short 3 minute overview:... [Link]