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New Center for Professionalism podcast focuses on the journey of women who become judges

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A new podcast focusing on journeys of women lawyers in becoming judges is being offered by The Florida Bar’s Henry...

Virtual tours of the Supreme Court are available

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The Florida Supreme Court is now offering virtual tours for school groups, civic organizations, and leadership groups. The 45-60-minute tours...

Grosshans appointed to the Supreme Court

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Fifth District Court of Appeal Judge Jamie Grosshans has been named to the Florida Supreme Court by Gov. Ron DeSantis,...

11th Circuit gets creative in an effort to move cases

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Facing a backlog of cases since jury trials were suspended in March — and an avalanche of new ones when...

COVID couldn’t stop the YLD board from taking its traditional ‘photo’

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NOT EVEN A GLOBAL PANDEMIC could break the tradition of taking a group photo of the Young Lawyers Division Board...

Medical, legal, and business leaders to co-chair Freed to Run 4.0

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Having raised more than $1 million in its first three years, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid’s largest fundraiser, Freed to Run,...

Free Legal Answers fielding more questions during the pandemic

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Free Legal Answers, a digital clinic that provides civil legal service for low-income Floridians, is feeling the impact of COVID-19....

As courts prepare for the return of jury trials, workgroup steps up juror education effort

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With more than half of Florida counties now in Phase 2 and a number of circuits in active preparation for...

Courts are cautiously preparing for the resumption of jury trials

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With COVID-19 infection rates slowing, courts throughout Florida are beginning to plan for the resumption of jury trials. While the...

FSU Law wins top national award from ABA

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For the fourth consecutive year, ABA Law Student Division has presented the Florida State University College of Law Student Bar...