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  • Central Florida attorneys become certified experts

    Central Florida attorneys become certified experts
    Central Florida attorneys were among 165 statewide who became board certified experts in specific areas of law recently. The five-year certification is awarded after a peer review from other lawyers and judges to assess competency, ethics and...
  • Florida high court backs lesbian in visitation fight for adopted son

    Florida high court backs lesbian in visitation fight for adopted son
    The Florida Supreme Court has cleared the way for a Seminole County lesbian to get visitation rights with her 6 1/2-year-old son, a boy she legally adopted after he was born to her female partner. The couple broke up, and the birth mother moved her...
  • Former Marine in urination video found dead in North Carolina

    Former Marine sniper Robert Richards, a central figure in a 2012 video scandal involving Marines urinating on the corpses of Afghan insurgents, has been found dead at his home in North Carolina. Richards, 28, died in Jacksonville, outside Camp Lejeune,...
  • No conviction? Erase the record [Commentary]

    No conviction? Erase the record  [Commentary]
    In Maryland, when you're charged with a crime, that information automatically enters the public record, easily accessible by anyone with an Internet connection — including prospective employers, landlords, credit card companies and others. In...
  • Mr. T shows up for jury duty in Rolling Meadows

    Mr. T shows up for jury duty in Rolling Meadows
    Mr. T was a soldier of fortune who fought injustice on "The A-Team," but today he walked the halls of justice at Cook County’s Rolling Meadows courthouse.  The actor, who lives in Chicago, showed up for jury duty, and though he didn’t get...
  • Belvin Perry's replacement as chief judge elected

    Belvin Perry's replacement as chief judge elected
    As longtime Chief Judge Belvin Perry prepares to retire at the end of the month, the judges of Orange and Osceola counties on Tuesday elected his replacement, the Ninth Judicial Circuit said in a statement. Circuit Judge Frederick Lauten, who has been...
  • Federal court takes up gay marriage cases from 4 states

    A federal appeals panel in Cincinnati heard arguments Wednesday from six same-sex marriage cases that have worked their way through the courts in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. In all six cases, judges in lower courts have affirmed gay rights...
  • AG Pam Bondi wants to put the brakes on gay marriage appeals

    AG Pam Bondi wants to put the brakes on gay marriage appeals
    Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking an appeals court to put on hold two challenges to Florida's ban on same-sex marriage until the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on similar cases from other states. Bondi's office late Thursday filed motions with the 3rd...
  • For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief

    For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief
    District 2: Aronson knows her community the most Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
  • Chinese national charged with hacking U.S. defense contractors

    A Chinese businessman has been indicted in California on charges he hacked the computer systems of Boeing Co and other U.S. defense contractors and stole confidential plans for military aircraft, federal prosecutors said on Friday. According to the...
  • 'Butler' director Lee Daniels faces lawsuit by hip-hop mogul

    'Butler' director Lee Daniels faces lawsuit by hip-hop mogul
    (Reuters) - Director Lee Daniels is facing a $25 million lawsuit over claims he failed to pay back hip-hop mogul-turned-fashion entrepreneur Damon Dash, or give him production credits, after Dash invested millions of dollars in his projects. Attorneys...