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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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Upcoming Events

Executive Council Meeting (Orlando, FL)

18 January, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Executive Council Meeting (Boca Raton, FL)

28 June, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

3 weeks ago
Defense counsel, judge needed for criminal jury instruction panel

It is important for our membership to get engaged in activities effecting the criminal justice world...here's the perfect opportunity!

The Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases is now accepting applications for membership on the committee. The committee is charged with updating the criminal jury ... See more