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The Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism

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The Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism was created in 1996 through a joint effort by the Florida Supreme Court and The...

To the “Victim” Go the Spoils: The Evolution and Operation of Spoliation of Evidence Law in Florida Product Liability Cases

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Most seasoned product liability trial lawyers will agree that, while testimonial evidence plays a key role in corroborating that which...

Oh No! Not a Per Curiam Affirmed Decision on My Appeal

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A modest epiphany suggested that the instant article may be somewhat like the late 1980s-1990s TV show Seinfeld.[1] As much...

Beyond the Barriers of Bias

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In 2016, the Young Lawyers Division of The Florida Bar released the results of its Survey on Women in the...

Implicit Bias and Its Application in the Life of a Lawyer

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Early in my career, while I was litigating in Arizona, I met men and women from a local Native American...

What Does Gender Bias Look Like in Real Life?

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Gender bias is the prejudice displayed toward one gender over the other.[1] Often this bias is implicit in our nature...

Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives: What Is the Bar Doing Now?

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The 2016-2019 Strategic Plan of The Florida Bar[1] outlines its objectives in its continuing effort to encourage and promote diversity...

Mentoring Matters: The Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship Programs of The Florida Bar and Its Sections

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By all accounts, the legal profession is facing a crisis: “Too many great minds are leaving the profession….Everyone needs to...

The 2018 Florida Bar Criminal Justice Summit: A First Step in Improving Florida’s Criminal Justice System

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Imagine state attorneys, public and private defense counsel, policymakers, legislators, and judges meeting in one room to examine key criminal...

Reframing the Question: Why Florida Courts Should Enforce Nonreliance Clauses

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“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” — Mark Twain A nonreliance clause is an agreement...