Appeals

January 18, 2018

CAN YOU TAX GUNS OUT OF EXISTENCE?

Questions about firearms are never far from the mind in the American political discourse.  Sometimes it simmers on the back burner, bubbling at the rhythm of […]
February 10, 2017

DOWN IN THE TRENCHES

Do you know the difference between general and special damages? One “actually and necessarily” flows from the alleged wrong; the other “might result” from it but […]
January 24, 2017

HOW THE YEAR ENDED

The Florida Supreme Court decides remarkably few civil decisions, and even fewer commercial ones.  Its docket is dominated by review of death-penalty decisions and updating rules […]
January 20, 2017

LOGIC OR EMPATHY?

Artificial Intelligence is one of science-fiction writers’ favorite foils.  A machine or gadget of some form, with infinite knowledge and ability for logic, provides the hero […]
December 6, 2016

APPLE VS SAMSUNG – IT’S NOT OVER

One would think that a U.S. Supreme Court decision puts finality to a legal battle, even one between two giants of the business world.  But that […]
November 30, 2016

A NOTE FOR FELLOW HISTORY GEEKS

In our most recent post, which addressed the new overtime rules, we had occasion to explain that Congress may constitutionally delegate its legislative powers to the rules-making […]
September 21, 2016

GUNS, TRUCKS, AND DISNEY

Some of the hot-button issues playing out in this election year also feature on the courts’ dockets.  One such issue is gun control, with cases heard […]
September 13, 2016

STRANGER THAN FICTION

Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction.  When that happens, the law has to keep up, and that keeps appellate attorneys busy.  Take this case for example, […]
September 7, 2016

DEBTORS BEWARE

Representing businesses and business owners often means dealing with debt, whether owed by or to the client.  And this in turn requires being at least aware […]