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A Civil Litigator’s Guide to the Privilege Against Self-incrimination in Florida’s State and Federal Courts

by Marisa E. Rosen
When Hal Litchford reviewed decisional trends concerning the privilege against compelled self-incrimination in civil litigation for The Florida Bar Journal in 1983, the invocation of that privilege was an infrequent concern to many civil practitioners. On the rare occasion the privilege was asserted in civil proceedings, the effect depended on which party asserted it. At the time, the Florida Supreme Court had a precedent of automatic dismissal of the plaintiff’s claims when the plaintiff asserted the privilege. Such consequences were often prefaced with the tenet that a litigant was not entitled to both silence and a lawsuit...
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Letters

President’s Page
The Interconnectivity of Justice
by Eugene K. Pettis

Appellate Practice
Early Appellate Remedies: Partial Final Judgments
by Jay A. Yagoda

Labor and Employment Law
Interpreting the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992
by Kendra D. Presswood

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law
Tort and Contract Actions: Strange Bedfellows No More in the Wake of Tiara Condominium
by Judge Lisa T. Munyon, Judge Alice L. Blackwell, and Paul Sarlo

Tax Law
Identifying and Reporting the Proper Taxpayer in International Structures
by Leslie A. Share

Elder Law
Grandparents, Guns, and Guardianship: Incapacity and the Right to Bear Arms
by Carla-Michelle Adams

Index to The Florida Bar Journal 2013 Vol. 87

December 2013
Volume 87, No. 10
Broadening Horizons: The Unnecessary Limitations of Florida’s Collateral Crimes Jury Instructions Kyle B. Sill and Anna Haugen

Admissibility of High-low Agreements in Multi-defendant Litigation Michael L. Forte

Crossing the Line: Border Searches at Florida’s International Airports by Jerrold R. Dennis (Nov. 2013)

A Wrinkle in Time: Personal Jurisdiction’s Evolution -- Pleading, Proving, and Defending Personal Jurisdiction Issues — by Mark A. Sessums and Brian M. Monk (Nov. 2013)

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