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Conundrum in the Courts: Zimmerman's Lawyers Win

Terry Connelly | Posted 09.21.2013 | Crime
Terry Connelly

The prosecutors surely should have known that Florida manslaughter law is rather complex and contradictory in its legal phrasing, and that the jury would have to be led through it step-by-step from the outset, not as a last minute Hail Mary.

Doctors Use Arbitration Agreements to Escape Jury Trials

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 04.10.2012 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

By allowing arbitration agreements to be used in the context of medical procedures, patients often unknowingly give away their rights to sue doctors in courts of law.

CHART: Florida AG's Disturbing Foreclosure Fraud Presentation

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In their effort to sniff out foreclosure fraud, Florida regulators followed the trails of mortgage and foreclosure paperwork into a world of alleged f...

Institutional Islamophobia and the Politics of a Minor's Choice

Abukar Arman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Abukar Arman

The case of Rifqa Bary has set the stage for the ideological bankrupt neocons and right wing evangelicals to pursue another desperate attempt to resuscitate their all but defunct "clash of civilization" scare.