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Appealing Administrative Action: The Threshold Considerations

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Appeals of administrative agency actions differ from traditional appellate practice. For example, appellate cases involving agency decisions can raise nuanced...

Redefining Professionalism? Florida’s Code Mandating the Aspirational Raises Challenging Questions

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Responding to continued criticism of the legal profession, Florida recently adopted a new Code for Resolving Professionalism Complaints (professionalism code).1...

Top 10 Things You Should Know Before You Run for Public Office

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The legal profession is comprised of leaders, so it is not surprising that some attorneys flirt with the idea of...

The New Constitutional Cabinet — “Florida’s Four”

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This is a follow-up article to a review of the Florida Cabinet system previously published in The Florida Bar Journal,...

Florida’s Cabinet System: Y2K and Beyond

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The idea for this article began before voters of the State of Florida chose to amend Florida’s Cabinet in response...

Constitution Revision Commissions Avoid Logrolling, Don’t They?

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Constitutional revision is not for the faint of heart.1 C ompared to the constitutional convention, that unique, 200-year-old invention of...