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‘Timing Is Everything’ In Miami Nightclub Rules Row: 11th Circ.

Citing sports heroes, comedians and politicians in a riff on the importance of timing, an Eleventh Circuit appeals panel on Friday partially revived a fully nude strip club’s lawsuit against Miami Beach, Florida, over the city’s nightclub regulations…

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Fla. Atty Calls Police Account Of Arrest ‘Substantially Untrue’

Miami-based attorney Joseph Klock Jr., known for his role in the legal battle over the 2000 presidential election, is disputing the police account of events that led to him being charged with resisting arrest as police investigated a possible shooting on his property…

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Ex-Minister’s Arrest Shows Florida’s Role as Haven for Corrupt Elites

Authorities in Florida have arrested a former Colombian Agriculture minister who fled there after being convicted in a multi-million dollar corruption case, highlighting a pattern of law-breaking Latin American elites seeking refuge from justice in the Sunshine State…

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