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Justice Kogan remembered for championing court communications

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Former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald Kogan died in Miami on Thursday, March 4, 2021. He was 87 and...

Former Florida Chief Justice Gerald Kogan passes away

Former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald Kogan died in Miami on Thursday, March 4. He was 87 and was...

Task force defends proposed IOTA program rule amendments

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Critics of proposed amendments to the Bar rule governing the IOTA program fail to recognize that the amendments comply with...

Senate COVID-19 liability shield bill moves again

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A COVID-19 liability shield for medical providers is continuing to advance in the Senate, despite warnings by critics that it...

Anti-riot bill clears second House panel

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The second Florida House committee meeting on a proposed bill to toughen criminal penalties for rioting went about as the...

Mader petitions for Bar reinstatement

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Pursuant to Rule 3-7.10, Eric Andrew Mader has petitioned the Supreme Court for Bar reinstatement. Mader was suspended for 91...

Bills on raising age to charge juveniles as adults, restitution advance

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A bill raising the age by one year when juveniles could be charged as adults has cleared its second Senate...

Bills promote de-escalation training for police

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A grass-roots justice reform group begun by the 11th Circuit State Attorney’s Office is backing legislation calling for better training...

Gain time reform passes out of Senate Criminal Justice Committee

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A bill that would allow inmates to serve as little as 65% of their sentences if they complete rehabilitation programs...