Tag Archives: Violent

Trial Lawyer Bruce Jacobs and Reggie Mattis partner for a big win. Coco’s Night Club to pay 8.7 Million in damages for a party that turned violent.

20 Years ago as a young Miami prosecutor, I tried a lot of cases with my old trial partner Reggie Mathis. Reggie went on to become Flo Rida’s General Counsel and I went on to save peoples homes from the … Continue reading

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The Violent Consequences of Trade-Induced Worker Displacement in Mexico

The Violent Consequences of Trade-Induced Worker Displacement in Mexico. Melissa Dell, Benjamin Feigenberg, Kensuke Teshima. Harvard University and NBER, University of Illinois at Chicago, ITAM. May 2018. “Mexican manufacturing job loss induced by competition with China increases cocaine trafficking and … Continue reading

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Republican Racketeers: Violent Roots of Republican Policies

On the Friday night before Christmas 2017, The Rachel Maddow Show reported on Trump ties to the mafia, and the history of Republican efforts to undermine health and safety agencies and repeal regulations developed to protect the American people. For … Continue reading

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Appellate Court: "Sexual Assaults and Violent Crimes on Cruise Ships are a Serious Problem"

Yesterday, I discussed the case of Jane Doe v. Princess Cruises, where the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal addressed the issue whether a raped crewmember can pursue a case before a U.S. jury. Or does she have to appear before … Continue reading

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FBI reports decrease in violent crime for fourth straight year

[JURIST] Violent crime in the US dropped for the fourth consecutive year, the FBI [official website] announced [press release] on Monday. The estimates are part of the annual figures prepared as part of the Bureau’s Crime in the United States … Continue reading

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