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Judge leaves a lasting impression on championship-caliber girl’s flag football team

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Being a stickler for the rules isn’t just a job requirement for 13th Judicial Circuit Judge Greg Green — it’s...

Homeschool tweens get their day in court

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Twenty some 12- and 13-year-old students from Leon and Wakulla counties recently found themselves in court, and their parents and...

Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers celebrates Take Your Child to Work Day

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THE HILLSBOROUGH ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN LAWYERS (HAWL) for years celebrated Take Your Child to Work Day by hosting HAWL members...

Former Justice Hatchett dies at 88

In Memoriam
Former Florida Supreme Court Justice and retired 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge Joseph W. Hatchett passed away...

Ninth Circuit goes with clear masks to show expressions

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It was clearly an improvement. Faced with the concern about reading juror and witness expressions when it resumed criminal trials...

Second DCA courthouse, 15 new judges, COVID funds in final appropriations compromise

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Fifty million dollars for a new Second District Court of Appeal courthouse, funds for 15 new judgeships, and money to...

Mentoring Makes a Difference program underscores the value of mentoring

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Mentoring can be a formal or informal process, last a brief time for a specific issue or be a lifetime...

McCaul is first alumnus to chair Florida School for the Deaf and Blind Board of Trustees

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Pity the Second Circuit drug court participant who complains that he can’t get to treatment. Transportation problems are a tough...

COVID can’t stop CABA

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While COVID may have prevented the Cuban American Bar Association from holding its traditional Annual Gala, it couldn’t stop the...

Chief Justice Canady urges patience as the courts work on pandemic recovery plans

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Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady is assuring Bar members that the courts are working diligently on a COVID-19 pandemic...