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Concurrals, Dissentals, and this Commental

Featured Article
Increasingly, appellate judges are “writing dissents from, and concurrences in, orders denying rehearing en banc[2] — colloquially known as dissentals...

A Look at the PETS Act and Related Florida Law in the Wake of Hurricane Ian

Animal Law
On September 28, 2022, destruction hit Florida’s Gulf Coast as Hurricane Ian, the second most deadly storm to devastate the...

To Stay or Not to Stay: The Florida Supreme Court Clarifies in Ybor the Applicability of the Presumptive Stay Provision in F.S. §120.68(3)

Administrative Law
The first sentence of F.S. §120.68(3), located within Florida’s Administrative Procedure Act (APA) or F.S. Ch. 120, creates a presumption...

The Need for More ‘Experiential Education’ in Law School

President's Page
Did law school prepare you to be a lawyer? It’s a serious question. As I have been traveling all over...

Feng Shui Your Appeal: Create the Energy to Succeed

Appellate Practice
Feng shui literally means “wind” and “water” in Chinese.[1] It is the ancient practice of arranging space to promote a...

Transactions Affected by the Russian/Ukrainian Conflict Since 2014

International Law
In 1989, seeking asylum, I immigrated to the United States from a country that no longer exists, the Soviet Union....

Yours, Mine, and Ours: May a Bankruptcy Court Authorize the Sale of a Co-Owner’s Interest Free and Clear of Its Creditors’ Claims?

Business Law
Few sections of the Bankruptcy Code[1] have received as much attention as §363(f). Yet, surprisingly, only a handful of decisions...

Innocent Spouse Relief from Joint and Several Federal Tax Liability: Updates, Hurdles, and Considerations

Married couples can choose to file either joint tax returns or separate tax returns for federal income tax purposes.[1] In...