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Spoliation of Evidence and Non-Party Witnesses

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Florida courts have recognized a cause of action for spoliation of evidence against third parties that arises when a person,...

Understanding Unliquidated Securities Claims Under §523(a)(19) in Chapter 7 Cases

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In bankruptcy, some claims or debts are “unliquidated.” This simply means that the amount of the debt has not been...

Remembering RBG: A Look Back at the Life and Legacy of a Legend, a Year After Her Passing

Appellate Practice
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court and a pioneer of...

Exploring a Better Way for Small Claims Resolution in Florida

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Most of us during our career have received a request to help someone with a really small civil claim, say...

Administrative Procedure for the Generalist

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For many attorneys, the prospect of a case governed by the Administrative Procedure Act[1] (APA) is a source of fear:...

Two, Three, or Four Prongs? The Contractual Defense of Unilateral Mistake in Florida

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Until recently, Florida litigators would have the choice between two and four elements for a unilateral mistake defense depending on...

The Access to Justice “Tripod”

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Across the country, including here in Florida, access to justice continues to be a focus of state bars, legal academics,...

Benjamin N. Cardozo: The Tort Whisperer Nine Decades Later

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Benjamin Nathan Cardozo. Born 1870. Died 1938.[1] He was only human. This article explores Cardozo’s most famous scripted tort decision,...

Florida Exemptions and How the Same May Be Lost

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Asset protection is a bustling industry in Florida, and constitutionally protected under Fla. Const. art. I, §2.[1] Transferring assets into...

Remaining Vigilant to Preserve Our Unified Bar

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As of July 2021, membership in The Florida Bar reached nearly 110,000, with approximately 91,000 of those members eligible to...