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Administrative Procedure for the Generalist

Featured Article
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

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

Blueprint for a More Effective Family Court Intake Process and Beyond: Opening the Umbrella to Process Family Court Cases

Family Law
Designing an effective family court intake process is not new for Florida. The Florida Supreme Court Steering Committee on Children...

The Access to Justice “Tripod”

President's Page
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

Featured Article
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

Featured Article
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

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

A Practical Guide to the Amendments to the Florida Appellate Rules of Procedure

Appellate Practice
As we continue to navigate the uncharted waters prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, it is clear that the December 2020...

Michael G. Tanner: President of The Florida Bar

Featured Article
Michael G. Tanner was a young Midwestern boy, riding in the back of an unairconditioned Chevy, when he first saw...

Post-Tiara: Contracts Are Still King

Featured Article
“Contracts are voluntary undertakings, and contracting parties are free to bargain for — and specify — the terms and conditions...