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

Featured Article
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

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

Social Media and the Progressive Limitations on Public Sector Employees’ First Amendment Right to Free Speech

Featured Article
There are moments in history that mark advancements in communication from which humans will never return. Such moments include the...

We Can See the Bright Side, and We Keep Lawyering On

President's Page
As we approach the end of the year, there is a lot to reflect on. As lawyers, we’ve been challenged...

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

Featured Article
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?

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

A New Day, Many New Places

President's Page
I’m a people person. That’s a big part of why I got involved in Bar service. I enjoy greeting friends...

Dori Foster-Morales: President of The Florida Bar

Featured Article
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

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

Firefighter Cancer Benefits: A Case for Prospective Application

City, County and Local Government
In 2019, the Florida Legislature acknowledged the scientific evidence showing a correlation between firefighting and certain cancers when it passed...