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Jorge Labarga: Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court

by Jan Pudlow
After helping tie a Cuban flag to the antenna, seven-year-old Jorge Labarga jumped in his father’s canary yellow ’56 Chevy Bel Air, and they cruised around town honking the horn and cheering in celebration of the revolution.

It was 1959, dictator Fulgencio Batista had fled the island with his fortune, and Fidel Castro came down from the mountains bringing grand promises of an American-style democracy for Cuba.

But that democratic dream soon turned into what Labarga calls a “Marxist nightmare.”

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Sept/Oct 2014
Volume 88, No.8
Stranded: Navigating Aviation Delay Damages Under the Montreal Convention - by Marty Fulgueira Elfenbein and Katherine Abigail Roberts

Deceleration: Restarting the Expired Statute of Limitations in Mortgage Foreclosures - by Andrew J. Bernhard



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