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TV Marti: Attorney Luis Fernandez explains the situation of Cuban rafters in Faro ‘American Shoal’
Cuba / Immigration Law / In the News / Law / Miami-Dade

TV Marti: Attorney Luis Fernandez explains the situation of Cuban rafters in Faro ‘American Shoal’


TV Marti: Attorney Luis Fernandez explains the situation of Cuban rafters in Faro ‘American Shoal’ Attorney Kendall Coffee, representing the defense team composed of a large group of lawyers specializing in immigration issues, asked the judge to postpone the legal view. Miami-Dade federal judge, Darryl Gailes, postponed until the Thursday June 2nd hearing to decide … Continue reading

Zimmerman to Auction Pistol used in Trayvon Martin Shooting
Criminal Law / Law / News / South Florida News

Zimmerman to Auction Pistol used in Trayvon Martin Shooting


George Zimmerman, the former Florida neighborhood-watch volunteer known for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, has announced his intention of auctioning off the pistol he used in the shooting. In an interview with Orlando’s TV station WOFL, Zimmerman said the pistol was recently returned to him by the U.S. Justice Department, which took it after … Continue reading

Lawsuit filed alleging Car Accident was caused from Teen Playing with Snapchat’s Speed Filter
Lawsuits / News / Social Media

Lawsuit filed alleging Car Accident was caused from Teen Playing with Snapchat’s Speed Filter


Media outlets report Wentworth and Karen Maynard filed a lawsuit in Spalding County State Court against the popular social media app, Snapchat, and the 18-year-old driver, Christal McGee, who crashed into the Maynard’s vehicle while using a Snapchat filter that places the rate at which a vehicle is traveling over an image. According to the … Continue reading

Supreme Court of Connecticut Strikes Down Death Penalty
Criminal Law / Death Penalty / Law / News

Supreme Court of Connecticut Strikes Down Death Penalty


On Thursday, the Connecticut Supreme Court declared the death penalty unconstitutional, sparing the lives of the eleven convicts who were on death row when the state abolished capital punishment in 2012. Two of these killers where Joshua Komisarjevsky and Steven Hayes, who were sentenced to death for the slayings of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, 48, and her … Continue reading

Volunteers help provide over 25,548 meals throughout South Florida
Giving Back / In the News

Volunteers help provide over 25,548 meals throughout South Florida


Miami-Dade FAWL members Keri Joseph, Anna Fernandez, Freddi Mack, Director and Pro Bono Committee Chair Elisa D’Amico, Stephanie Fine, and Holly Hamilton help to inspect and pack food with Feeding South Florida. On Saturday, November 15, 2014, several Miami-Dade FAWL members met at the Feeding South Florida warehouse in Pembroke Pines to help inspect, sort, … Continue reading