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Court declines to Amend Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure 3.134 and 3.191

The Criminal Law Section filed strong comments to the Florida Supreme Court in this matter opposing the proposed changes to Florida’s speedy trial rules. After consideration of those comments, along with the others filed in this case, the Supreme Court on August 27 dismissed the case considering the amendments. Special thanks to former CLS Chairs [...]

2021-08-30T14:29:37-04:00August 30th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Criminal Law Section Advocates for Greater Use of Remote Court Proceedings

The 2,500-member Criminal Law Section is lending its voice to a growing chorus calling for greater use of remote court proceedings as the deadly COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge. In an August 4 letter to Chief Justice Charles Canady and the chief judges of all 20 circuits, CLS Chair Jason Blank urges the greater use [...]

2021-08-20T09:29:11-04:00August 5th, 2021|News|0 Comments

CLE: C4970 Restorative Justice in Criminal Practice

The Alternative Dispute Resolution, Criminal Law, and Government Lawyer Sections of The Florida Bar, along with the Florida Restorative Justice Association, proudly present Restorative Justice in Criminal Practice -- a program intended to open hearts and minds and inspire transformational change in how we resolve criminal cases. Through very personal case study, and frank discussion, [...]

2021-07-02T13:56:12-04:00June 29th, 2021|Recent CLE|0 Comments

CONNECT: A Conversation on Implicit Bias in the Criminal System

The disproportionate representation of minorities in the criminal legal system has led to growing concerns regarding the impact of implicit racial bias in policing and the criminal system. While racism and discrimination are also factors, implicit bias is different in that it is based on unconscious bias that causes individuals to act in discriminatory ways. [...]

2021-06-17T09:44:52-04:00June 17th, 2021|Recent CLE, Sin categoría|0 Comments

Criminal Law Section ZOOM Backgrounds

Dear Criminal Law Section Member, I hope that you are enjoying our move into the Spring season and the slow reopening of the Courts around the State. We wanted to let you know that our Section now has two Zoom backgrounds that you can use for any hearings or meetings you may be attending so [...]

2021-05-05T10:57:03-04:00April 19th, 2021|COVID-19, News|0 Comments

Capital Cases Committee Report

The Capital Cases Committee report was referenced in a Florida Bar News Article, MOST CAPITAL CASES ON HOLD FOR NOW by Jim Ash on October 16, 2020. You can find the full committee report below: CAPITAL CASES COMMITTEE REPORT TO EXECUTIVE COUNCIL for October 9, 2020 Meeting • The Committee met for the second time [...]

2021-08-20T09:51:35-04:00October 20th, 2020|News|0 Comments

C3974 COVID-19: Obtaining CARES Act Relief Funds and Preparing for Federal Oversight

In order to give small businesses and distressed industries the time and money needed to address the effects of COVID-19, the CARES Act was designed to help preserve jobs and stabilize our economy.  In this FREE Zoom event, join leading corporate investigations, compliance, and public policy experts from Squire Patton Boggs as they discuss best [...]

2020-06-01T12:49:12-04:00June 1st, 2020|Recent CLE|0 Comments

C3980 COVID-19 Attorney Wellness: How to Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Isolation in Times of Uncertainty

The Criminal Law Section, along with Florida Lawyers Assistance, offers this free mental health "check-up" to discuss the fear, uncertainty, and disruption the COVID-19 pandemic has stirred in and caused for us these many weeks.  Keeping with its over 35-year commitment to our legal community, this FLA "fireside chat" will be facilitated by Dr. Scott [...]

2020-05-22T12:06:50-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Recent CLE|0 Comments

C3972 COVID-19 Remote Advocacy: How to Courtroom Zoom Like a Pro

This FREE Zoom CLE will prepare you how to use the Zoom platform to advocate professionally and effectively in our new COVID-19 remote courtroom environment.  Skills you will learn include:  How to set up your Zoom profile and schedule your own secure Zoom meetings; how to work Zoom to your advantage during a court appearance; [...]

2020-05-18T15:20:56-04:00May 18th, 2020|Recent CLE|0 Comments

Remembering Albert J. Krieger

Dear CLS Members, We are sad to announce that our dear friend and colleague, Albert Krieger, passed away peacefully the other night at the age of 96. Mr. Krieger was honored by the Section with the Selig I. Goldin Memorial Award, which he received in 2007. You can find more information about his receipt of [...]

2020-05-18T15:19:44-04:00May 18th, 2020|News, Sin categoría|0 Comments
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