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February 11, 2016

Politics & Law Archive

Revising Florida's constitution

Work is beginning on forming the state's next Constitutional Revision Committee. read more >

Big lobbying firms in Florida wear multiple hats

Lobbying firms with many clients can sometimes find themselves on both sides of an issue. read more >

The 2016 Florida Legislature: Once more with feeling

For Florida lawmakers, the year brings with it the chance to take a mulligan. read more >

Setting the pace: Lawyer Erin Deady is an environmental steward

Erin Deady's love of the environment led her into law. read more >

Fighting words: The First Amendment and anonymous online speech

Does the First Amendment protect anonymous online speech if it's not true? Tampa attorney Deborah L. Thomson aims to find out. She herself has been the target of what she claims is an untrue anonymous posting. read more >

Court-Ordered Protection

The direct-support organization that runs the University of Central Florida's athletics department is entitled to the same sovereign immunity protections as the university itself... read more >

Jon H. Gutmacher on lawyers, guns and poetry

Attorney Jon H. Gutmacher is among the state's top legal experts on gun and self-defense laws. read more >

Legal Elite Profile: Aaron D. Delgado

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Legal Elite Profile: Peter F. Carr, Jr.

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Legal Elite Profile: Brandon S. Vesely

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Legal Elite Profile: Lorena Hart Ludovici

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Legal Elite Profile: Glenn P. Falk

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Legal Elite Profile: Norman W. Waas

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Legal Elite Profile: Christopher Sprysenski

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Legal Elite Profile: Leonard R. Ross

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Legal Elite Profile: Seth R. Nelson

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Legal Elite Profile: S. Cary Gaylord

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Legal Elite Profile: Barry A. Stein

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An exit interview with Gray Swoope

Gray Swoope reflects on his four-year tenure as the state's main economic recruiter. read more >

Loophole: Holding companies use law to avoid paying taxes

The Legislature's 1971 effort to tax fairly has become a law of unintended consequences. read more >

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