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Clerk redaction rule change draws fierce comments

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A new procedural rule ending mandatory clerk of court reviews for confidential information in some civil filings will cause logistical...

Cy pres bill advances in House; its fate is uncertain in the upper chamber

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A bill to adopt a civil cy pres doctrine in Florida statutes has passed its second House committee after a...

Senate committee approves anti-riot bill

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A procedural maneuver and a near party-line vote is sending a bill aimed at cracking down on violent rioters —...

Florida bar exam to be administered remotely in July

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The Florida Board of Bar Examiners, with the approval of the Supreme Court, announces that the administration of the General...

February 2021 bar exam results

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The Supreme Court of Florida has released the following bar examination statistical information developed by the Florida Board of Bar...

Bill would expand the ability of juveniles to expunge non-violent felony arrest records

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The House is poised to approve a measure that would allow juveniles to expunge non-violent felony arrest records, setting up...

Board expected to finalize proposed rule for dealing with judicial referrals for lawyer discipline

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The Board of Governors is expected to weigh a proposed Bar rule regarding judicial referrals for lawyer discipline when it...