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  • Florida divorce alimony formula approved

    Florida divorce alimony formula approved

    Posted by Claire Gray on March 14, 2016

    Florida divorce alimony and custody polices are on their way to change as they are being sent to Florida governor Rick Scott for approval. Florida judges can no longer grant lifetime alimony as formulas are now going to determine alimony payments. These formulas will consist of...

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  • Untested Rape kits in Miami

    Untested Rape kits in Miami

    Posted by Emma Johnson on March 10, 2016

    In Florida alone, there are roughly over 13,000 untested rape kits, this number can actually be much higher due to a fact that several police departments all over Florida did not submit their numbers. Over last year there has been discussion to set aside...

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  • FSU Jameis Winston rape case settlement

    FSU Jameis Winston rape case settlement

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald

    FSU Jameis Winston played football during his time at FSU and is currently on his way to becoming an NFL star, perhaps this is a factor in the university’s lack of action when Winston was first accused of rape in 2012. FSU Jameis Winston insists that sex with the victim was ...

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  • Legal services Miami still provided to unaccompanied immigrant minors

    Legal services Miami still provided to unaccompanied immigrant minors

    Posted by Claire Gray on March 01, 2016

    Influxes of unaccompanied immigrant minors have arrived in several states including Florida, the most occurring in 2016. Legal services Miami such as Americans for Immigrant Justice and Catholic Legal Services were recently in a contract dispute discussing whether or not they ....

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  • Florida Medical Marijuana: A Controversial Amendment

    Florida Medical Marijuana: A Controversial Amendment

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 29, 2016

    As everyone knows the culture of medical marijuana is spreading across the country. There is a fairly recent amendment that would implement the legal usage of medical marijuana in the state of Florida. The reason Florida medical marijuana might become a reality is that the last time this was...

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  • Legal Rights Of Children

    Legal Rights Of Children

    Posted by Emma Johnson on February 26, 2016

    A person who is under the age of 18, for legal purposes, is considered to be a child. There are a few states that the age of majority is set at seventeen or nineteen. Basic needs are received for the children who are living with their parents. If the child is not living with the parents...

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  • El Chapo Guzman vs Modern Drug Dealing

    El Chapo Guzman vs Modern Drug Dealing

    Posted by Julianne Fitzgerald on February 23, 2016

    El Chapo Guzman is just the latest of drug lords who have shaped the way drugs are manufactured. However, can our image of drug celebrities change from someone like El Chapo Guzman to just a young person sitting in comfort of their own home, sending narcotics all over the web?...

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  • President Barack Obama visit to Cuba: How it might affect immigration

    Barack Obama visit to Cuba: How it might affect immigration

    Posted by Claire Gray on February 22, 2016

    Cuban immigration has always been a hot issue in the US since the Cuban Revolution in the 1950s. For the last year, there was been a lot of discussion about the lifting of the Cuban Embargo. In addition to the removal of the embargo it has also been announced that President Barack Obama will be visiting...

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