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Florida’s Lawyer Discipline System: What Every Attorney Needs to Know

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The Florida Bar performs a number of important roles for the legal profession, and arguably none is more important than...

Zooming In on the Impact Florida’s Remote Civil Jury Trials May Have on Appellate Standards of Review

Appellate Practice
Appellate standards of review are the lenses through which an appellate court reviews a trial court’s decisions.[1] Based on a...

State Assumption of the Clean Water Act Section 404 Permitting Program: Part I, an Overview

Environmental & Land Use Law
Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), Title 33 of the U.S. Code (U.S.C.) §1251, et seq., governs discharges...

Trends, Prevention, and Loss Recovery for Victims of Real Estate Wire Fraud and Other Cybercrimes

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With closing just days away, a first-time home buyer receives an email from the closing agent attaching loan documents and...

Can You Get Stuck with Stucco? Coverage Under an EIFS Exclusion for Property Damage Caused by Construction Defects

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Many commercial general liability policies contain an exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) exclusion, which bars coverage under specific circumstances...

Respectfully Dissenting: How Dissenting Opinions Shape the Law and Impact Collegiality Among Judges

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An appellate court issues its opinion in a highly contested case. The winning and losing attorneys read the well-reasoned majority...

Are Contingent Payment Clauses Enforceable in Florida Construction Subcontracts?

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Contingent payment clauses can be found in almost all Florida subcontracts. These clauses require an owner to make payment to...

Dori Foster-Morales: President of The Florida Bar

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The world was a different place when Dori Foster-Morales became president-elect of The Florida Bar. Ten months later, the lethal...

Loss in the Time of Coronavirus: Evaluating WARN Obligations During a Pandemic

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As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many businesses have been or will be forced to close operations...

Have We Reached the Tipping Point? Emerging Causation Issues in Data-Breach Litigation

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It seems that hardly a day goes by without mention of a large-scale data breach.[1] These breaches typically involve the...