Florida Supreme Court Tackles Stand Your Ground

Florida Supreme Court

Although Stand Your Ground laws have been adopted by many states, their application as a defense in a court of law still remains highly controversial. Since its very publicized enactment of the law in 2005, Florida in particular has had many self defense cases that have made headlines due to controversial uses of Stand Your …

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SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling Sparks Joy, Outrage

SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling

The Supreme Court in decision in favor of marriage equality requires that states allow same-sex couples to marry and recognize existing marriages from other states. Not all states are in support. Alabama, Texas, and Mississippi have expressed concerns about the decision. Former U.S. Attorney Kendall Coffey, a partner at Coffey Burlington LLC in Miami, highlights …

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