American Bar Association

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    George Clinton, Parliament/Funkadelic Supports "the Spirit of the 'Boycott Florida' Movement"

    Dr. George Clinton, the Godfather of Funk, "stand[s] in support of the spirit of the 'boycott Florida' movement" launched by Stevie Wonder in protest of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case. But he also lives in the Sunshine State. So, as the Parliament/Funkadelic founder and his ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011
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    May 26, 2011

    Rick Scott, the Veto King: Record-Setting $615 Million in Vetoes (Many to Miami Programs)

    ​Gov. Rick Scott coronated himself as Florida's veto king today by announcing a record $615.3 million in additional cuts to the already-reduced state budget. Scott made the announcement in the Republican-heavy Central Florida old-folks homes known as the Villages, and repeated his weird flip-flopp ... More >>

  • News

    August 26, 2010
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    November 27, 2009

    Grrrly Talk: Chris Brown at Revolution, Sunday

    ​Chris Brown is not a nice guy. He's not a good guy. And he doesn't deserve a break, no matter what Kanye West, Terrrence Howard, or Akon say. Nor does he deserve anyone's money Sunday when he performs at Revolution. Anyone remember how he beat the crap out of Rihanna earlier this year? Held h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    State Uses Bad Science To Back Its Bad Gay Adoption Ban

    Florida is the only state in the union with laws that specifically single out gay people from adopting, and again that ban is being challenged as a gay Man who has been the foster parent of two sons since 2004 petitions for adoption. Now, are you ready for the huge friggin' list of respected organiz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2008
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    August 3, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of August 3, 2006

    "If an egotistical narcissist wishes to make 10,000 people uncomfortable, she shouldn't charge $200 per ticket"

  • News

    July 13, 2006

    Classroom Felon

    Steve Clark teaches criminal law in Miami. He's an expert.

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Run-On Sentence

    Critics say draconian drug laws held over from the Eighties pack prisons, force plea deals, and hit one errant lawyer harder than the dealers he defended

  • News

    May 1, 1997

    The Autocrat

    Some say Miami Beach's Jose Garca-Pedrosa is a strong city manager. Others tend to employ more colorful language.

  • News

    August 31, 1994

    Odor in the Court

    By state law, judges get elected just like politicians -- a system so idiotic it's criminal. Will somebody please reproach the bench?

  • News

    May 11, 1994

    Miami Makeover

    Tropical paradise or violent hellhole? If you ask the wizards selected to design the city's publicity campaign, the answer is as clear as a bright summer day.

  • News

    April 14, 1993


    It alters perceptions and skews the ability to tell right from wrong. Ultimately, it results in a dysfunctional society. But it's not a drug. It's the War on Drugs.