The Criminal Law Section of the Florida Bar is the only organization for state and federal trial and appellate criminal justice lawyers, judges, and academics. Members of the Section are united by their shared goal of providing a fair, just, and efficient criminal justice system for everyone. The purpose of the Section is to assist all criminal law practitioners in this shared goal. The Section provides its members continuing legal education (CLE), federal and state case law updates, up to date information about important criminal law legislation, and opportunities to interact with others who work to assure criminal justice.

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Advanced Federal Practice 2020

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

CLE Executive Council Meeting & Membership Reception

June 17 @ 8:00 am - June 20 @ 5:00 pm

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Florida seen as ‘one federal judge away from losing control’ of its prison system

There’s been a lot of talk the last few years in Tallahassee about criminal justice reform, but little substantive action with a bevy of bills that would revise sentencing guidelines,