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Supreme Court Of Florida Upholds The Frye Standard
On October 15, 2018, in the matter of Richard Delisle vs. Crane Co., et al., the Supreme Court of Florida unequivocally reaffirmed that Frye remains the standard for the admission of expert testimony.
United States
19 Nov 2018
Florida Election Recounts – Again
While most people focus on the election returns posted on election night, in reality votes continue to be counted days after the election.
United States
14 Nov 2018
Florida Voters Enact Automatic Restoration Of Voting Rights For Floridians With Felony Convictions
Last night, Floridians voted to pass the Voting Restoration Amendment that is poised to restore voting rights to an estimated 1.5 million Floridians with prior felony convictions.
United States
13 Nov 2018
Southern District Of New York Confirms Arbitration Award Despite Allegation Of Undisclosed Real Party In Interest
After Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast in 2012, the Army Corps of Engineers contracted with Environmental Chemical Corp. (ECC) to conduct clean up on Fire Island, New York.
United States
6 Nov 2018
SEC Proceedings Face Uncertainty After Supreme Court Holds ALJs Unconstitutional
After much anticipation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC or Commission) Administrative Law Judges (ALJs).
United States
9 Oct 2018
National Flood Insurance Program Extended To November 30, 2018
On July 31, 2018, President Trump signed the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018.
United States
11 Sep 2018
Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Challenges 6 Proposed Florida Constitutional Amendments
Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Harry Lee Anstead filed a petition for writ of quo warranto directly with the Florida Supreme Court, challenging six of the seven Florida Constitution Revision
United States
28 Aug 2018
Good News For Federal Contractors With Affordable Care Act Concerns
Federal contractors subject to the Service Contract Act might appreciate knowing that the IRS understands that they must generally offer a cash payment to employees who decline coverage.
United States
23 Aug 2018
Multiple Lawsuits Challenge Florida Constitutional Amendment Proposals Recommended By The Constitution Revision Commission
Earlier this year during its once every 20-year process, the Florida Constitution Revision Commission approved 20 proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution.
United States
27 Jul 2018
Expect Focus - Life Insurance, Volume II, June 2018
Expect Focus - Life Insurance, Volume II, June 2018
United States
18 Jul 2018
Supreme Court Set To Rule On Constitutionality Of SEC's ALJs
As a result, the Supreme Court appointed an amicus curiae, New York appellate attorney Anton Metlitsky, to defend the SEC's prior position.
United States
9 Jul 2018
Florida Constitution Revision Commission Meets For Final Time And Approves 8 Ballot Measures
The Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) met in an extended session on April 16, and approved a total of eight ballot measures to revise the Florida Constitution.
United States
19 Apr 2018
Florida Election Law Change Impacts Candidates
For many years, Florida has been one of five states in the country with some form of "resign to run" law for those seeking public office.
United States
12 Apr 2018
Amending The Florida Constitution: New Ballot Language To Be Crafted For 25 Proposals
With a May 10 deadline approaching, the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) began its own "session" last week, forwarding 25 of 37 proposals to amend the Florida Constitution to the Style and Drafting Committee to craft proposed ballot language.
United States
3 Apr 2018
As Filing Deadline Approaches, Florida Constitution Revision Commission Holds More Public Hearings But Has Yet To Vote On Proposals
Continuing a process that began last spring and is approaching a final May 10 deadline, the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (the "Commission") is traveling across the state to hold public hearings for additional public feedback on the 37 proposals under its active consideration.
United States
19 Feb 2018
War: What Is It Good For? Business Loss And The War Exclusion
In summer 2014, Israel and Hamas were engaged in armed conflict. Thousands of residents of Gaza and Israel were killed or injured, and much of Gaza City was destroyed by rocket fire and other heavy weapons.
United States
22 Nov 2017
2017 Florida Legislative Post Session Report
Carlton Fields' Government Law and Consulting Practice Group released its 2017 Florida Legislative Post-Session Report detailing significant bills that passed during the 2017 Regular Session of the Florida Legislature.
United States
14 Aug 2017
District Court Denies Certification Of Nationwide Class, Finding Individual Retail Stores' Alleged Failures To Follow Internal Policies Not Suitable For Class Relief
An Illinois district court recently denied certification, finding that the putative nationwide class failed the commonality and numerosity prongs of Rule 23(a) and that injunctive relief was not available...
United States
19 May 2017
3 Things Contractors Should Do Now To Ensure "Buy American" Compliance In The Wake Of Trump's Executive Order
"Buy American, Hire American" is no longer just a campaign slogan. It is the subject of an Executive Order signed by President Trump on April 19.
United States
25 Apr 2017
Considerations For Foreign Travelers To The U.S. Under The New Administration
Travel to the United States, with its new immigration enforcement-minded administration, will require foreign travelers to be even more aware of the rules governing border protection...
United States
23 Mar 2017
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