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  • Trayvon Martin autopsy doctor: State 'hoped to lose the case' against Zimmerman

    Trayvon Martin autopsy doctor: State 'hoped to lose the case' against Zimmerman
    The doctor who autopsied Trayvon Martin, and later raised eyebrows with his uneven testimony during the trial of George Zimmerman, has released an ebook in which he argues prosecutors "hoped to lose the case." Despite that claim, "Dead Men Can't Lie,"...
  • Lawyer seeks to have elections supervisor held in contempt

    Lawyer seeks to have elections supervisor held in contempt
    There's more breaking news in the lawsuit to open voting in Broward County Commission District 2 to voters of all parties. Attorney Bill Scherer has filed an emergency motion "to show cause why [the elections supervisor] should not be held in contempt...
  • Re-elect Ian Richards, Ellen Feld to county court

    Re-elect Ian Richards, Ellen Feld to county court
    Re-elect Richards to county court For sheer political theater, there's probably no more interesting contest than the Broward County Court Group 27 race. Judge Ian Richards won the seat in 2008 by running what many thought was a "stealth campaign," in...
  • Intent clear on subsidies for insurance

    Intent clear on subsidies for insurance
    Floridians should hope that judicial activists who want to undermine the Affordable Care Act don't succeed, and there's no good reason they should. Last Tuesday, a pair of federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on similar challenges to the...
  • Elections flaws show a lack of preparedness

    Elections flaws show a lack of preparedness
    First it was the lawsuit to open a Broward County commission race to all voters that threw the county's August primary into a tizzy. Then came two mistakes on the sample ballots, including incorrectly listing an incumbent circuit court judge as a...
  • Snipes files plan to postpone county D2 race

    Broward Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes has filed with the court her plan to postpone the county District 2 race. In the document, Snipes says she will: * Email the candidates this week to let them know that their race is being moved to...
  • 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...
  • Best for Broward Circuit Court: Feren, McLawrence, Bailey and Schulman,

    Best for Broward Circuit Court: Feren, McLawrence, Bailey and Schulman,
    Broward County is the 17th Judicial Circuit. Circuit Court judges are a rung above County Court judges and handle serious criminal cases including homicide, burglary and child abuse. They hear civil cases involving more than $15,000. The judges...
  • Best for Palm Beach County Circuit Court: Ticktin and Goodman

    Palm Beach County is the 15th Judicial Circuit. Circuit Court judges are a rung above County Court judges and handle serious criminal cases including homicide, burglary and child abuse. They hear civil cases involving more than $15,000. The judges...
  • Gag order on doctors will do harm

    Gag order on doctors will do harm
    Displaying stunningly bad reasoning, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that because states traditionally adopt codes of conduct to regulate doctors, the Florida Legislature can threaten to impose a hefty fine and take away the medical...
  • Judge chides Dr. Snipes for inaction in primary

    Broward Circuit Court Judge John J. Murphy III chided elections supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes in a ruling in the write-in candidate case, saying she was not in compliance with a court order to open the primary to voters of all parties. "... Nothing...