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Captive Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: Legal and Ethical Considerations

Animal Law
February 24, 2010, is a day forever imprinted on the hearts and minds of the members of the zoological and...

Statutes Affecting Florida Construction

Featured Article
Construction is a dangerous industry for its participants, but building failures may also have tragic consequences for end-users. Occupants of...

Leading with Heart: A Vision for The Florida Bar

Featured Article
As I step into the role of president of The Florida Bar, I am deeply honored and humbled by the...

Roland Sanchez-Medina, Jr., President of The Florida Bar

Featured Article
In 2005, as a member of the Cuban American Bar Association’s board, new Florida Bar President Roland Sanchez-Medina, Jr., decided...

Lawyer Discipline — A Roadmap to Florida’s Lawyer Regulation System

Featured Article
The Florida Bar performs many important roles for the legal profession, and arguably none is more important than lawyer regulation...

Farewell and Thank You: Reflecting on a Year of Progress and Partnership

President's Page
As my time as Florida Bar president draws to a close, I find myself reflecting on the journey we’ve embarked...

Certified Federal Questions: It’s Time To Expand the Jurisdiction of the Florida Supreme Court

Featured Article
In 1938, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Erie R.R. Co. v. Tompkins, 304 U.S. 64 (1938), held that federal courts...

2023-24 Committees Annual Reports

Annual Reports
Admiralty and Maritime Law Certification This year the Admiralty & Maritime Law Certification Committee continued its work of preparing, updating,...

2023-24 Sections & Divisions Annual Reports

Annual Reports
Administrative Law On August 11, 2023, the section held a long-range planning retreat in Apalachicola. The meeting was led by...

Neutral-Driven Dispute Resolution — The Missing Piece of ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
The face of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) has been changing over the last few years with the addition of online...