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Stand your ground law should be reviewed by Legislature, Florida’s black leaders say

Stand your ground law should be reviewed by Legislature, Florida’s black leaders say The debate over Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law was reignited last month after a heated argument outside a Clearwater convenience store left a black man mortally wounded, his white killer free to go home and civil-rights activists up in arms. The law, which permits the use of Continue Reading...

Florida Justices Deal Blow to Insurer in ‘Bad Faith’ Dispute

Florida Justices Deal Blow to Insurer in ‘Bad Faith’ Dispute In a case stemming from a fatal car accident a dozen years ago, a sharply divided Florida Supreme Court backed a jury’s conclusion that GEICO General Insurance Co. acted in “bad faith” in the way it handled a customer’s claim. The 4-3 ruling came in a multimillion-dollar case that has Continue Reading...

Why Florida law may shield companies behind deadly FIU bridge from criminal charges

Why Florida law may shield companies behind deadly FIU bridge from criminal charges Engineers working for Florida International University saw gaping cracks open in their brand-new bridge. Someone thought the damage was sufficiently ominous to take a series of pictures. But no one thought to share the photos with employees at the Florida Department of Transportation, which could have ordered Continue Reading...

Law prevents police from naming juvenile homicide victims

Law prevents police from naming juvenile homicide victims When 16-year-old Jholie Moussa disappeared from her northern Virginia home in January, Fairfax County police publicized her name and her picture, hoping for a tip that would help locate her. When Jholie’s body was found a few days later, police found themselves banned from identifying her by name now that she was Continue Reading...

Marlins denied arbitration over claims it owes city and country money

Marlins denied arbitration over claims it owes city and country money Miami-Dade County’s attorney has denied the request of the Miami Marlins‘ current and former ownership groups to go to arbitration instead of fight in court over the county’s and city’s claims that they’re both owed proceeds from Jeffrey Loria’s $1.2 billion sale to financier Bruce Sherman and Yankees great Derek Continue Reading...

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