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

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

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

New Emergency Order AOSC20-23 Suspends Jury Trials Until July 2, 2020 and Expands Remote Hearings

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER, AOSC20-23, PLEASE VISIT THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT’S WEBSITE. "Chief Justice issues emergency order expanding remote hearings and suspending jury trials into early July statewide. Acting on the recommendations of a statewide Court Continuity Workgroup, Florida’s Chief Justice Charles Canady issued a new emergency order May 4 increasing the list of proceedings [...]

2020-05-05T12:12:19-04:00May 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

C3929 Pandemic Networking: Ways to Generate Business When You’re on Lockdown

Pandemic Networking: Ways to Generate Business When You’re on Lockdown presented by Jason Blank, Haber|Blank This CLE will share innovative ways to capitalize on existing networks and contacts, as well as unique ways to generate new contacts, for the purpose of generating referrals and new clients.  Finding ways to utilize web-based mass e-mail platforms, social [...]

2020-04-23T15:59:53-04:00April 23rd, 2020|News, Recent CLE|0 Comments

Law in the Time of COVID-19

Section members: As a potential resource, here, care of Columbia Law School, is a free ebook created by (mostly) Criminal Law Section faculty and other contributors, Law in the Time of Covid-19, which provides a quick analysis in short chapters on a range of legal areas impacted by the pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis has ended [...]

2020-05-05T12:14:19-04:00April 22nd, 2020|News|0 Comments
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