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  • December 14, 2017

    Miccosukee Ask Justices To Skip Tribal Immunity Case

    The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday not to take up a law firm's challenge to a state appellate court ruling that the tribe was shielded from malicious prosecution claims, saying the state decision found the tribe didn’t waive its sovereign immunity.

  • December 14, 2017

    Real Estate Rumors: UniVista, PebblePost, Steph Curry

    UniVista Insurance has reportedly bought a new Miami building for $10.2 million, marketing startup PebblePost is said to be taking nearly 20,000 square feet on Lafayette Street in New York and basketball player Steph Curry's family foundation has reportedly reached a deal to lease office space in Oakland, California.

  • December 14, 2017

    BREAKING: Senate Confirms Trump's EPA GC, Water Chief Picks

    The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Matthew Leopold of Carlton Fields as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's general counsel, and Wisconsin Assistant Attorney General David Ross as the EPA's water office chief.

  • December 14, 2017

    Fla. High Court Limits Reductions Of Awards In Engle Cases

    The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state's comparative fault statute does not apply to Engle progeny cases when a jury finds tobacco companies liable for intentional torts, in a decision that should allow smokers to keep more of their compensatory damages awards.

  • December 14, 2017

    Final Tax Bill To Allow State Income, Sales Tax Deductions

    The final tax cut bill speeding through Congress will allow a deduction for state and local property taxes as well as income or sales taxes while maintaining a $10,000 cap proposed in earlier versions, according to a Thursday announcement from House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas.

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