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Mathis verdict called a win and ‘disturbing’

Rod Sullivan, a law professor at Florida Coastal School of Law, said attorneys who represent clients with a gambling interest need to be concerned their advice may now cause them great exposure. Defense attorney Mitch Stone called the potential precedent set by the case “very disturbing.” Mathis agreed, saying, “Attorneys are on trial in this […]

Appeals court orders new trial for Jacksonville’s Marissa Alexander in case attracting ‘Stand Your Ground’ attention

Rod Sullivan, professor at the Florida Coastal School of Law, said minimum mandatories have gotten out of control. “This was not something that was meant for warning shots,” Sullivan said. “The Legislature needs to fix this.” Sullivan said Corey and Alexander both have reasons to consider a deal now. Read more at