The Florida Bar Journal December
The December issue of The Florida Bar Journal is now available online, featuring articles on:
- Attorneys’ fees under the Wrongful Act Doctrine
- Demonstrative evidence
- Florida’s new equity crowdfunding exemption
- The Wild Card Exemption on Florida homestead property in bankruptcy proceedings
The President-elect of The Florida Bar appoints bar members to serve on standing committees. The committee preference form is online until January 15, 2016. Appointments begin July 1, 2016.
The Florida Bar News
The December 1 Bar News is now online with stories including:
· A bill to overhaul the forensic mental health system.
· A judge who lends an assist to emerging democracies.
· The portal being retooled to handle large documents.
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13th Circuit County Court vacancy - due Nov. 30
18th Circuity Brevard County - due Dec. 1
Board of Governors
Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. Seeks Director Applicants – Deadline Extended to Nov. 25
Board to Make Appointments in January - Application deadline Dec. 11
Constitution Revision Commission
The LeRoy Collins Institute kicked off efforts to educate and engage Floridians in the 2017-2018 Constitution Revision Commission through a public education campaign and, in conjunction with The Florida Bar, released a Citizens’ Guide to the Constitution Revision Commission.
Florida Supreme Court JNC
Make plans to attend The Florida Bar's Winter Meeting, January 21-23 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. Book your hotel room today and to take advantage of our special group rate today.
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Daily News Summary
FLORIDA MUST FILL THE CIVIL JUSTICE GAPColumn by Florida Bar President Ramón Abadin. He writes: "Our legal system in Florida is broken, failing citizens who are caught in what we ...
MARK MILLER: IMPOSING TERM LIMITS ON FLORIDA’S HIGHEST JUDGES DOESN’T MAKE SENSEColumn by appellate attorney Mark Miller, vice president of the Martin County Bar Association. Miller writes: "The Florida House and Senate ...
SCOTT BUDGET WOULD DENY $47 MILLION IN REQUESTS FROM COURTSGov. Rick Scott's proposed budget includes an $11.4 million boost to finish construction of South Florida courthouses, but provides $47.4 mi...