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  • Legal experts adjust as distinctions between college, pro leagues 'blur'

    Adjunct professor Larry Silverman is revamping his course in sports law at the University of Pittsburgh to include collegiate athletics, a topic he hasn't covered in the six years he's taught the course. "I made a conscious decision to focus on...
  • Law firm holding free condo, HOA seminars

    Law firm holding free condo, HOA seminars
    A South Florida law firm will hold a free course Wednesday, June 11, for board members, managers and directors of community associations. The class, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will address material alterations in condominiums and architectural...
  • Probation department probe to begin

     Probation department probe to begin
    As an investigation into the Cook County Adult Probation Department ordered by the county's chief judge begins, a focus will be the department's little-known and controversial partnerships with the FBI and other law enforcement agencies. Joseph...
  • Lawyers flock to gay-marriage proponents

    As U.S. lawsuits seeking gay-marriage rights move toward a likely showdown at the Supreme Court next year, major law firms are rushing to get involved — but only on the side of the proponents. A Reuters review of more than 100 court filings...
  • Attorneys object to proposed settlement in Hyundai, Kia MPG claims

    Several law firms are objecting to the proposed settlement of a class-action suit seeking damages for the inflated fuel economy claims of South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia. The attorneys said the settlement is designed to discourage owners of...
  • Miami-Dade Republican withdraws from Broward commission race

    Miami-Dade Republican Paul Gleiberman won't be running for Broward County Commission after all. Gleiberman sent me an email this morning indicating he's dropping out, just 11 days after he dropped in. That leaves five Democrats running for the...
  • Ex-Rothstein partner Stuart Rosenfeldt pleads guilty to conspiracy

    Ex-Rothstein partner Stuart Rosenfeldt pleads guilty to conspiracy
    Stuart Rosenfeldt, the former second-in-command at the Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law firm, pleaded guilty to a criminal conspiracy charge on Wednesday afternoon in federal court in Miami. Rosenfeldt, 59, of Boca Raton, admitted that he was part of a...
  • Legal Aid Can Slice Through Veterans' Benefits Backlog

    In recent years, more than half a million veterans struggling with poverty and service-connected disabilities were forced to wait months — sometimes more than a year — to receive veterans benefits that can mean the difference between...
  • Chief judge orders outside investigation into Cook County probation department

    Chief judge orders outside investigation into Cook County probation department
    Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans on Wednesday hired a well-known law firm to investigate allegations that the court’s probation department has improperly teamed up on searches of probationers’ homes with Chicago police and the FBI....
  • Mayo: Rosenfeldt finally charged in Rothstein case

    Mayo: Rosenfeldt finally charged in Rothstein case
    My reaction to Stuart Rosenfeldt finally being charged with a crime in l'affaire Rothstein: Three words and a bleep. As in: "It's about (bleeping) time." It's incredible to me that it's taken the feds nearly five years to roll up Scott Rothstein's...
  • Huizar's lawyers say report shows sexual harassment claims 'baseless'

    Huizar's lawyers say report shows sexual harassment claims 'baseless'
    A spokesman for a private law firm representing Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar said Friday that a city investigation into sexual harassment claims against the councilman concluded that the allegations were "baseless." The investigative report...
  • Ex-Rothstein partner Stuart Rosenfeldt charged with conspiracy

    Prosecutors filed a criminal conspiracy charge against former Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler partner Stuart Rosenfeldt on Thursday — accusing him of committing bank fraud, making illegal political donations and running a prostitute out of town when...