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Court amends more rules in its efforts to streamline civil case management

In its ongoing quest to “promote the fair and timely resolution of civil cases,” the Supreme Court has amended the Rules of Civil Procedure to create a framework for active case management with a focus on adhering to deadlines established early based on the complexity of the case. Acting May 23 in Case No. SC2023-0962,…

Supreme Court alters deadline to respond to summary judgment motions

In its continuing effort to streamline case management procedures, the Supreme Court May 23 amended the Rules of Civil Procedures to set the deadline to respond to a motion for summary judgment to the date of service of the motion rather than to the hearing date, and created a new rule requiring parties to confer…

Convention’s Annual Technology Symposium to focus on Artificial Intelligence

There’s good news for Florida attorneys who are struggling to keep pace with generative AI’s lightning-fast advance into the modern legal practice. The Standing Committee on Technology and LegalFuel: The Florida Bar’s Practice Resource Center will sponsor “The 2024 Annual Technology Symposium,” at the 2024 Annual Florida Bar Convention, June 19-21 at the Hilton Orlando…

Annual Florida Bar Convention set for Orlando June 19-22

Supreme Court Chief Justice Carlos Muñiz’s “State of the Judiciary” address, a General Assembly to install new officers, and a 50-Year Member/Senior Counselor Awards ceremony will highlight the 2024 Annual Florida Bar Convention, June 19-22, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek & Waldorf Astoria. Recently elected by fellow justices to serve a second, two-year term,…

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  1. The Florida Bar

    CONVENTION’S ANNUAL TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM TO FOCUS ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    The Florida Bar | Article | May 24, 2024
  2. Legal Ethics

    SOUTH FLORIDA LAW FIRMS, ATTORNEY FACE MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT

    Daily Business Review | Article | May 23, 2024
  3. Florida Supreme Court

    LITIGATOR WORKLOADS COULD SPIKE UNDER AMENDED CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES

    Daily Business Review | Article | May 24, 2024
  4. Florida Supreme Court

    FLORIDA SUPREME COURT RULES DRIVERS CAN BE ORDERED OUT OF VEHICLES FOR DRUG SWEEPS

    Florida Politics | Article | May 23, 2024
  5. Civil Justice

    JUDGE REVISITS RULING THAT BLOCKED FLORIDA FROM CRIMINALIZING TRANSPORT OF IMMIGRANTS

    News Service of Florida | Article | May 23, 2024

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